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IMEV 3769.5
NIMEV TM 1751
To the black draw the knife
A proverbial couplet
Subjects: proverbs
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 3362, f. 17
Editions:
Smith, William George. The Oxford Dictionary of English Proverbs. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; rev. ed. 1948: 536.