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IMEV 3646.6
NIMEV 3646.6
This wicked man couth none evil he wrought
The evil man — four couplets in a Latin exemplum
Subjects: exempla ; evil living
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. theol. d.1 (SC 29746), f. 42v
First Lines:
this wikide man coude non euel he wrowht
ne in his dedes god drede he nouȝht…
Last Lines:
…[ ] his bede on wyckidnesse he þouht
[ ] to ward ill werkys & malise dred he nought