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DIMEV 6600
Whoso can good hath good
On wealth rendering ability to do good — one couplet and concluding line
Subjects: almsgiving; proverbs; aphorisms; wealth, wise use of
Versification: — three-line — aab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Nottingham, Nottingham University Library Mellish Lm 1 [olim Mellish; olim Hadsock Priory nr Worksop], f. 20rb
Transcription:
Whoso kanne good hath good
He that hath no good kanne noo goode
Beggars be not worshipfull
Note: Added by a hand of fifteenth century.