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DIMEV 840
Better it were to stand and not to go
Couplets scattered in text of Bernardus Sylvestris, Experimentaris
Author(s): Bernardus Sylvestris
Subjects: precepts, moral; journeys, prognostications concerning; prognostications; glosses; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: New York, New York Public Library MS 120, f. 4v
Transcription:
Better it were to stond & not to goo
for so seith þe Iuge Arian also
Note: Added to right margin by original scribe, as a gloss beside Latin text it translates.