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DIMEV 4436
Qui plus expendit then his plough may till a twelvemonth
Proverbial statement about expending too much — one long macaronic couplet
Subjects: proverbs; aphorisms
Versification: — two-line — aa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Nottingham, Nottingham University Library Mellish Lm 1 [olim Mellish; olim Hadsock Priory nr Worksop], f. 20rb
Transcription:
Qui plus expendit then his plought may tylle a twelmoungh
Non admiretur thawe he borwe a loof at his neyburgh
Note: Added by a hand of the fifteenth century.