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DIMEV 742
Aweless / lawless
Short proverbial couplet on the need for law — one couplet translating, ‘So lex equalis sit cum pare par socialis
Subjects: proverbs; law
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Manchester, John Rylands Library Lat. 394, f. 10v
Transcription:
Awȝles
lawles
Note: Written as prose; followed by Latin, ‘Si lex equalis sit cum pare par socialis’ and ‘Sit sumptus talis fuerit possessio qualis