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Trendel an apple never so far
A proverb in Nicholas Bozon’s Contes moralisés
Note: Cf. 2307, lines 135-139.
Author(s): Nocholas Bozon
Title(s): Contes moralisés
Subjects: proverbs



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 1288, f. 96
Transcription:
Trendul an appull neuer so ferre
hyt wyll be know fro wheyne he comyth
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Ross, Alan S. C. “English in Nicole Bozon’s Contes Moralisés.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 50 (1949): 200-20: 203.
Smith, Lucy Toulmin, ed. Les contes moralisés de Nicole Bozon. Societe des anciens textes francais 50. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1889: 206.
Förster, Max. “Die Mittelenglische Sprichwörtersammlung in Douce 52.” Festschrift zum XII Deutschen Neuphilolgentage in München 1906. E. Stollreither, ed. Erlangen (1906): 40-64: 59.
Herbert, John Alexander. Catalogue of Romances in the Department of MSS. in the British Museum. Vol. 3. London, 1910: 3.103.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 46919 [olim Phillipps 8336], f. 123
Editions:
Ross, Alan S. C. “English in Nicole Bozon’s Contes Moralisés.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 50 (1949): 200-20: 203.
3.Source: London, Gray’s Inn 12, f. 20r2
Transcription:
Trendle þe appel neuer so fer
He conyes fro what tree he cam
Note: Written as prose, lines 8-9 on folio.
Editions:
Smith, Lucy Toulmin, ed. Les contes moralisés de Nicole Bozon. Societe des anciens textes francais 50. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1889: 23.
Förster, Max. “Die Mittelenglische Sprichwörtersammlung in Douce 52.” Festschrift zum XII Deutschen Neuphilolgentage in München 1906. E. Stollreither, ed. Erlangen (1906): 40-64: 59.
Wilson, Richard Middlewood. “More Lost Literature in Old and Middle English.” Leeds Studies in English 5 (1936): 1-49: 45.
Owst, Gerald Robert. Literature and Pulpit in Medieval England. Cambridge: UP, 1933: 44.