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DIMEV 892
IMEV 548.8
NIMEV 548.8
Bring the ox to the hall
A proverbial couplet
Subjects: proverbs; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Manchester, John Rylands Library Lat. 394, f. 2
Transcription:
Brynge þe oxe to þe halle
and he woll to þe stalle
Note: Written as one line; translating ‘Prospicit ad caulam bos tum ducatur ad aulam’, which follows it.
Editions:
Pantin, William A. “A Medieval Collection of Latin and English Proverbs…from Rylands Latin MS. 394.” Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 14 (1930): 81-114: 92.