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DIMEV 5204
The best with thee be
Aphoristic advice — one cross-rhymed quatrain
Subjects: aphorisms; advice
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 480 (SC 2020), f. 64v
Transcription:
The beste with þe Bee
So gather the sweete
The euel thow shalte see
from them you maiste fleete