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DIMEV 5063
Swear not lie not nor filthily talk
Moral advice for good behavior — one couplet
Subjects: advice, moral; aphorisms
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 54 (SC 21628), f. 64
Transcription:
Swere not Lye not nor fylthyly talke
fyrme not Weng not but Ryghtfully walke
Note: Follows 6640.