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DIMEV 6451
NIMEV 4040.11
When the Raven cryeth before the Crow
Signs to know what is to come (prognostication) by raven’s and crow’s cries, possibly with political interpretation — two couplets
Subjects: prognostications; prophecies, political; birds
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Lincoln, Lincoln Cathedral Library 129, f. 87
Transcription:
Whan the Raven cryeth be for the Crowe
thou may the husbonde ere & sowe
Whan the Crowe cryeth befor the Raven
than drawe Shippis in to the haven
Note: Added to flyleaf by a later hand.