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DIMEV 6093
Two stones hath it or else it is wrong
‘A clocke’, a double-entendre riddle — two couplets
Subjects: riddles; ribaldry
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.5.75, f. 63v
Transcription:
Two stones hathe yt or els yt is wrong
with a bald hed & a tag somwhat long
& in the night when women lie awake
wit ther conscience they doe yt take
Note: ‘A clocke’ written to right. Formerly on a flyleaf of Formerly on a flyleaf of Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.5.76.
Attributed Title: Aenigmata
Editions:
Person, Henry Axel. Cambridge Middle English Lyrics. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1953; rev. ed. 1962: 53-4.