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DIMEV 5867
Thou wouldst of riches have and know
Couplets scattered in text of Bernardus Sylvestris, Experimentaris
Author(s): Bernardus Sylvestris
Subjects: precepts, moral; wealth, wise use of; glosses; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: New York, New York Public Library MS 120, f. 1
Transcription:
hu wuldist of riches haue & knowe
Butt thu shalt neuer hym owe
Note: Added to right margin by original scribe, as a gloss beside Latin text it translates; ‘haue’ added above line by original scribe.