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IMEV 558
NIMEV 558
But wit pass will / Vice will virtue spill
Moral Distiches, prefixed by a quatrain ‘Fyrst þu sal luf god and drede’ — introductory quatrain and 104 couplets
Note: Includes 560, 1506, 4811, 6700.
Subjects: advice, moral
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 37049, f. 85
Editions:
Brunner, Karl. “Mittelenglische distiche aus B.M. Addit. 37049.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 159 (1931): 86-92: 86-92.
Doty, Brant Lee, ed. “An Edition of British Museum MS Additional 37049: a Religious Miscellany.” Diss. Michigan State, 1969: 471-5.