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NIMEV 4098.33
Who set ever his foot aboven the seas wawe
Riddle of the Sphinx, solved by Oedipus — two couplets
Subjects: Sphinx, riddle of; riddles; sermons, verse in
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Lincoln, Lincoln Cathedral Library 44 (A.2.13), f. 335
Transcription:
Qwo set euer hys fote abouyn þe seys wawe
bot yf he it wete tw red me þis saw
He þat in herth was born for synful mannys both
he may on þe se go and wete noght hys fothe
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 77.