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DIMEV 6644
Whoso will his worship save / Honest manners he must have
Proverbial saying about link between honesty and worship — one couplet
Subjects: proverbs; aphorisms
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 315 (SC 2712), f. 268ra-b
Transcription:
Who so wol his worship saue
Honest maners he most haue
Note: Formerly included under 2711; occurs with that and with 1879, 6568, 6621.5; all originally copied from Cornwall, olim Launceston Priory, a wall inscription, no longer visible.
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Wall Verses at Launceston Priory.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 200 (1963): 338-43: 342, 343.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 562.