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DIMEV 5202
The beginning of all wisdom is
Proverbial warning about God’s righteousness — one couplet
Subjects: proverbs; advice, spiritual
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Nottingham, Nottingham University Library Mellish Lm 1 [olim Mellish; olim Hadsock Priory nr Worksop], f. 20rb
Transcription:
The begynnyng of al wysdam ys
To drede goddes ryghtwesnes
Note: Added by a hand of fifteenth century.