The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Bring the ox to the hall
A proverbial couplet
Subjects: proverbs; translations
1.Source: Manchester, John Rylands Library Lat. 394
, f. 2
Brynge þe oxe to þe halle
and he woll to þe
Note: Written as one line; translating ‘Prospicit ad caulam bos tum
ducatur ad aulam’, which follows it.
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.