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DIMEV 5556
There Babylon lore more might hath truth the more
A single couplet in the Polychronicon
Subjects: aphorisms
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Aberdeen, Aberdeen University Library 21, f. 45rb
Transcription:
þere Babilon lore
more myȝt haþ truþe þe more
Editions:
Babington, Churchill, and Joseph Rawson Lumby, eds. Polychronicon Ranulphi Higden Monachi Cestrensis. 9 vols. Rolls Series 41 (1865-66; repr. Kraus, 1964): 2.85.