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DIMEV 746
Ay the higher that thou art
Proverbial saying advocating humility — one couplet
Subjects: aphorisms; advice, to princes
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 1.1.6 [Bannatyne MS], f. 75v
Transcription:
Ay the hier þat thow art
The lawer beir thy hart
Note: Immediately follows 835 as if part of same text.