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Stroke owl and scrape owl and ever is owl owl
A proverb in Nicholas Bozon’s Contes moralisés
Author(s): Nicholas Bozon
Title(s): Contes moralisés
Subjects: proverbs



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 46919 [olim Phillipps 8336], f. 122v
Editions:
Owst, Gerald Robert. Literature and Pulpit in Medieval England. Cambridge: UP, 1933: 44.
Ross, Alan S. C. “English in Nicole Bozon’s Contes Moralisés.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 50 (1949): 200-20: 203.
2.Source: London, Gray’s Inn 12, f. 20r1
Transcription:
Stroke oule & schrape oule
& euer is oule oule
Note: Written as prose, lines 4-5 on folio.
Editions:
Smith, Lucy Toulmin, ed. Les contes moralisés de Nicole Bozon. Societe des anciens textes francais 50. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1889: 23.
Förster, Max. “Die Mittelenglische Sprichwörtersammlung in Douce 52.” Festschrift zum XII Deutschen Neuphilolgentage in München 1906. E. Stollreither, ed. Erlangen (1906): 40-64: 58.
Herbert, John Alexander. Catalogue of Romances in the Department of MSS. in the British Museum. Vol. 3. London, 1910: 3.104.