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DIMEV 5172
That the hasty or timely sowing
Sow early or sow late? — one quatrain (abab)
Subjects: agriculture; proverbs
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Lansdowne 210, f. 80v
Transcription:
That the hasty or tymly sowyng
Som tyme yt faylyth
Butt to late sowyng
Seldom or neuer wyll prevyth
Attributed Title: The sayeng of old housbond men (f. 80v)
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.252.