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To be ruled by this dietory do thy diligence
Verse incipit to John Lydgate’s ‘Dietary’ — one couplet



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 853, p. 1821
Transcription:
To be rulid by þis diatorie do þi diligence
ffor it techiþ good diete & good gouernaunce
Note: Introductory couplet to John Lydgate’s ‘Dietary’ (2369) in one manuscript. In rubric.