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DIMEV 5532
IMEV 3502.5
NIMEV prose
The wood hath ears the field sighest
Proverbial warning to watch what you say — one couplet
Subjects: warnings
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College O.2.45 (1149), p. 351
Transcription:
Veld haueð hege and wude haueð heare
Editions:
Förster, Max. “Frühmittelenglische Sprichwörter.” Englische Studien 31 (1902): 1-20: 8.
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 3362, f. 5
Editions:
Förster, Max. “Kleinere mittelenglische texte.” Anglia 42 (1918): 145-224; 43 (1919): 191: 202.
3.Source: Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales Peniarth 356, f. 297