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DIMEV 5572
There is a thing as I suppose
‘A placht’, a riddle — two couplets
Subjects: riddles
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.5.75, f. 63v
Transcription:
Ther ys a thyng as I suppose
Which hath a face but never a nose
hath a mouthe but no toth therin
hath a bearde but never a chin
Note: ‘a placht’ written to right. Formerly on a flyleaf of Formerly on a flyleaf of Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.5.76.
Attributed Title: Aenigmata
Editions:
Person, Henry Axel. Cambridge Middle English Lyrics. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1953; rev. ed. 1962: 54.