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Gentleness and courtesy would be rewarded
On precious stones, especially the ‘Lapis Christus’; attrib. to ‘Richardoune’ — eight 7-line stanzas
Author(s): Richardoune (attrib.)
Subjects: stones; Christ, healing work of
Versification: — seven-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 34360 [olim Phillipps 9053], ff. 58-59
First Lines:
[G]Entilnesse and curtesie wold be rewarded
Of al creatures resonabe in semblable wise…
Last Lines:
…In thought worde and dede knyt al in oone
Super hanc petram a verray stidefast stone Amen
Editions:
Evans, Joan, and Mary Sidney Serjeantson, eds. English Mediaeval Lapidaries. EETS o.s. 190 (1933); repr. 1990: 60-2.