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DIMEV 5171
IMEV 3292.3
NIMEV 3292.3
That that is sweet in thy mum
A proverbial couplet
Note: Cf. Watson (1867).
Subjects: proverbs
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 52 (SC 21626), f. 25
Transcription:
That at is swete in thy mumme
geue thy felawe summe
Editions:
Förster, Max. “Die Mittelenglische Sprichwörtersammlung in Douce 52.” Festschrift zum XII Deutschen Neuphilolgentage in München 1906. E. Stollreither, ed. Erlangen (1906): 40-64: 52.
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 3362, f. 25
3.Source: Manchester, John Rylands Library Lat. 394, f. 15
Transcription:
That that is swete in þy monne
Ȝefe þi felowȝ þerof somme
Note: Translating Da pertem socio quod sapit ora tup, which follows.
Editions:
Pantin, William A. “A Medieval Collection of Latin and English Proverbs…from Rylands Latin MS. 394.” Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 14 (1930): 81-114: 102.