The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Headed as an ox
Seven rhyming lines on the Properties of a Horse
; for prose versions see
London, British Library Lansdowne 762, f. 16, printed Wright and Halliwell-Phillipps (1845)
, 1.232-3; San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HU 1051, f. 62v
, 1.421; and
Boke of Hawking, Hunting, and Blasing of Arms
, [St Albans, 1486] .
Subjects: horses, properties of
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Galba E.IX
, f. 113va1
heded os an ox
Tayled as fox
comly as a kyng
Nekked as a
mouthed as a kliket
witted a wodkok
wylled as a weder
Note: Added by a later hand to originally blank leaves at end of a
Hulme, William Henry,
The Harrowing of Hell and Gospel of Nicodemus.
e.s. 100 (1908); repr. 1976: xxv.