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Be not too nigard nor be not too free
‘Measure is treasure’ — one couplet
Title(s): ‘Measure is treasure’
Subjects: wealth, wise use of; precepts, moral
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales Mostyn Welsh 129, f. 19
Transcription:
Be not two nigarde nor be not two ffree
ffor measure…
Editions:
Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language. 2 vols. in 7 (1898-1910) [numbered 48 in Guide]: 1.65.