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Be the churl never so hard
A tag in William Wey’s Latin Itinerary to Compostella — three monorhyming lines
Author(s): William Wey
Title(s): Itinerary to Compostella
Subjects: aphorisms; travel poems
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 565 (SC 2351), f. 100
Transcription:
Be the chorel nevyr so hard
He shall qwake by þe berde
ar he passe lyzarde
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Williams, G., ed. The Itineraries of William Wey, Fellow of Eton College, to Jerusalem, AD 1458 and AD 1462; and To Saint James of Compostella, AD 1456. 2 vols. Roxburghe Club 76, 88. London, 1857, 1867: 2.155.