The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
If thy poor friend
A fragmentary text of Cato’s Distichs, corresponding to I.20-II.5
of the original Latin text, consisting of the Latin of each distich, followed by the
Anglo-Norman text and the Middle English — 32 six-line stanzas
Subjects: translations; advice
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. misc. c.291 [olim Halliday Cat.]
, ff. 3; 4
If þi pore frende
Gif þe with loueli
…Þat in pes wil life
Als þing askis &
Horrall, Sarah M.
“An Unknown Middle English Translation of the Distichs of Cato.”
99 (1981): 25-37: 30-6.