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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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NIMEV prose
Plain word entereth the heart
A single couplet translating ‘Planus sermo vsque ad cor penetrat, politus autem pascit aures
Subjects: proverbs; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 665, f. 300
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Middle English Versions of ‘Christe qui lux es’.” Harvard Theological Review 47 (1954): 55-63: 58.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 1.