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DIMEV 6277
IMEV 3928.3
NIMEV 3928.3
When broom beareth apples and hemlock honey brown
Impossibilities — one couplet translating a Latin distich
Note: Cf. 6384.
Subjects: translations; impossibilities
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Holkham misc. 39, f. 439v
Transcription:
Qwan browm beryth apelys and houlok hony
þan arn women for to trostyn
Note: followed by a Latin version.