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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
London, British Library Harley 2321
Number 656-1
1.   f. 146   As long as I am rich reputed
Two couplets in a series of proverbs followed by other scattered single lines and couplets
Number 5230-3
2.   f. 146v   The cat will fish eat
A proverbial couplet
Number 2333-4
3.   f. 147   I would lend but I ne dare
Verses on the Incommodities of Lending — four couplets
Number 94-1
4.   f. 147   A little in the morning nothing at noon
A proverb — one couplet
Number 4481-1
5.   f. 148   Riches are gotten with labor holden with fear
A moralizing couplet
Number 6468-1
6.   f. 148v   When thou hast gathered all that thou may
The inevitability of death — one couplet
Number 42-4
7.   f. 149   A fools bolt / Is soon I-shotten
A proverbial couplet
Number 6521-5
8.   f. 149   While the grass groweth
A proverbial saying, translating ‘Gramen dum crescit equus in moriendo quiescit’ — one couplet
Number 4425-1
9.   f. 149   Put not in this world too much trust
On the vanity of the world — one couplet
Number 1914-1
10.   f. 149   He that will with the devil eat / A long spoon must he get
A proverbial couplet (Tilley (1950), S 771)
Number 3064-1
11.   f. 174v   Let thy work thy word pass
A proverbial couplet