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IMEV 4040.3
NIMEV 4040.3
When the rede is good
Four short lines paraphrasing the Latin, ‘Non humilis paruus…’ — couplet and non-rhyming
Subjects: paraphrases; alchemical poems
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College B.14.39 (323), f. 28v
Transcription:
Wen þe red is god
I þe lutle þolemod
& þe muchele is vis
muchil vunder