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DIMEV 6496
IMEV 4064.5
NIMEV 4064.5
Where sorrow doth sorrow slake
Two gnomic couplets
Subjects: aphorisms
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Manchester, John Rylands Library Lat. 228 [olim Phillipps 25136], f. 65v
Transcription:
Wher sorow dothe Sorow slake
Ther is hit wisdome sorow to make
But wher sorow dothe sorow encrese
Than it is wisdome sorow to sese
Attributed Title: vulgare proverbium (f. 65v, to right of text)