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DIMEV 6705
NIMEV 4180.22
Wise men of great sleight
Four types of honourable men, in a Latin sermon, De corpore Cristi — two couplets
Note: For another version in the same sermon, see 3322; cf. 6706.
Subjects: proverbs; men, worthy types of; sermons, verse in
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 89v
Transcription:
Wysemen of gret sleyȝe
Richemen of gret eyte
Strongemen douti in fytyng
& prelatȝ þat hauen gret kepyng
Note: Formerly foliated 90v.
Editions:
Stemmler, Theo. “More English Texts from MS. Cambridge University Library Ii.III.8.” Anglia 93 (1975): 1-16: 9.