The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV see 1160
As the cause requireth to study is good
A warning to scholars: ‘But allway to be in stody dryethe vp a mannes
blode’ — one couplet
Subjects: aphorisms; schools/scholars
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 18 D.II
, f. 202v
As the cause requyrithe to stody is goode.
But allway to be in stody dryethe vp a mannes blode.
Perhaps part of 1884
as it occurs within that series of proverbs, and thus an extract.