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IMEV 3372.4
NIMEV 3372.4
The halt and the blind
A proverbial couplet
Subjects: proverbs
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Manchester, John Rylands Library Lat. 394, f. 2v
Transcription:
The halt and the blynde
euer ben be hynde
Note: Translating ‘Claudi cecati retro sunt velut expeditati’, 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: 93.