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IMEV 3084.6
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Seld errands well thee loath
Subjects: A proverbial couplet; proverbs
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 35116, f. 24va
Transcription:
Selde erendes wel þe loþe
and selde pledeȝ wel þe wroþe
Note: Written as an annotation in margin of column a, as prose.
Editions:
Bolland, William Craddock. The Year Books: Lectures delivered in the University of London. Cambridge: 1921: 77.
Stanley, Eric Gerald, ed. The Owl and the Nightingale. London: Nelson, 1960: 126-7.