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DIMEV 784
Beau enfant pour apprendre
Alternating French and English couplets, with English devolving into prose early in work, though occasional couplets in English throughout — in couplets
Subjects: schools/scholars; school lessons; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa
Macaronic: French



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College B.14.39 (323), ff. 88-138v
First Lines:
Beau enfant pour apprendre
En franceis deueȝ bien entendre

ffayre chyld for to lerne
In frensh ȝe schal wel vnder stande…
Last Lines:
…Now prayeþ god so ȝe may end
Þat to hys Ioye ȝe may kome so be hyt
Attributed Title: Liber iste vocatur femina quia sicut femina docet infantem loqui maternam sic docet iste liber iuuenes rehtorice loqui gallicum prout infra patebit (f. 88); Capitulum primum docet rethorice loqui de assimilitudine bestiarum (f. 88)