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DIMEV 5903
IMEV 3711.5
NIMEV 3711.5
Three things it been that I hold price
On a thief — three lines
Subjects: thieves
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Pembroke College Library 258, f. 135v
Transcription:
þre þingges it ben þat I holde pris
þe ton is to be war þe toþer is to be wys
þe þridde to love þe lawe þat in þe lond is
Editions:
Heffernan, Thomas J. “Unpublished Middle English Verses on ‘The Three Sorrowful Things.’” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 83 (1982): 31-3: 33.