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DIMEV 4793
IMEV 3079.5
NIMEV prose
Say truth be not false
A couplet motto on a scroll in one MS. of Hoccleve’s De Regimine Principum (3581)
Note: Formerly 3079.5.
Subjects: mottoes; illustrations, verse accompanying
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Hh.4.11, f. 36
Transcription:
Say trouthe be not fals
Telle no talis
Note: Incomplete?