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DIMEV 5065
Sweet beth swines-bread
Proverbial saying in a Latin sermon — two rough couplets
Subjects: sermons, verse in; proverbs
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Durham, Durham University Library Cosin V.iii.2, f. 127va
Transcription:
suete bet swines brede
ant of wilde dere harde
þe hus abiet
hat har uore gilt
Note: Written as prose, introduced by ‘vnde in anglico’.