The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Sith evil fruit / witnesseth evil root
By their fruits you shall know them — one proverbial couplet quoted in
Wyclif’s tract on confession
2.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 243
, p. 129b
Siþ yuel frute
witnessiþ yuel rote
Matthew, F. D.,
The English Works of Wyclif hitherto unprinted.
o.s. 74 (1880); repr. 1973: 331.