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DIMEV 832
Bethink thee what will thee betiden
Short admonition to think before you act — three roughly alliterative lines, roughly monorhyming
Subjects: aphorisms
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College B.14.39 (323), f. 27v
Transcription:
Bi þench þe wat þe wole bitiden
yf þou so dest ar þou biginne
þat þou habbe god endinge
Editions:
Mooney, Linne R. The Index of Middle English Prose: Handlist XI: Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge. Cambridge: Brewer, 1995: 13.