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DIMEV 6079
NIMEV see 906/24
Truth is turned into treachery
Translation of a distich, ‘Ingenium dolus est, amor omnis ceca voluntas…’ — two couplets
Note: Cf. Walther (1959), no. 12366.
Subjects: evils of the times
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.4.24, f. 187v
Transcription:
Trewþe ys turnyd in-to trecherye
chast loue in-to lecherye
pleye and solas to velenye
and holyday to glotonye
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 74.