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DIMEV 5036
IMEV 3216
NIMEV 3216
Stones been hard and heavy and wight
A couplet
Subjects: proverbs
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Merton College Lat. 248, f. 78va
Transcription:
Stanes beþ harde & heuye & wyȝt
he beþ colde & foule som in siȝt
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. A Register of Middle English Religious & Didactic Verse. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society: 1916-20: 1.147.