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God o love has His cleping
An Exposition of the Creed, in some MSS of Cursor Mundi — 58 couplets
Title(s): Cursor Mundi
Subjects: Creed, apostles’, exposition of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Fairfax 14 (SC 3894), ff. 107va-108ra
First Lines:
Þis ilk lorde & cumli king
certis he louis al maner þing…
Last Lines:
…in þis ilk trauþ þi hert þou lift
þou þat wille come to riȝtwis shrift
Note: Follows a prose English version of the Crede.
Attributed Title: Credo…þe crede expowned (f. 107va)
Editions:
Morris, Richard, ed. Cursor Mundi. EETS o.s. 57 (1874); repr. 1961; 59 (1875); repr. 1966; 62 (1876); repr. 1966; 66 (1877); repr. 1966; 68 (1878); repr. 1966; 101 (1893); repr. 1962: 1430-7.
2.Source: London, British Library Cotton Vespasian A.III, ff. 139vb-140rb
First Lines:
Godd o luue has his cleping
ffor qui þat he luues al thing…
Last Lines:
…In þiskin troth agh þou be tift
Þat wil her cum to rightwis scrif
Editions:
Morris, Richard, ed. Cursor Mundi. EETS o.s. 57 (1874); repr. 1961; 59 (1875); repr. 1966; 62 (1876); repr. 1966; 66 (1877); repr. 1966; 68 (1878); repr. 1966; 101 (1893); repr. 1962: 1430-7.
3.Source: Göttingen, Göttingen University Library Theol.107, ff. 165ra-165vb
First Lines:
god of luve has his cleping
For qui þat he luues of alkin thing…
Last Lines:
…In þi skin truth an þu be tift
þu þat will cum to rightwis schrift
Editions:
Morris, Richard, ed. Cursor Mundi. EETS o.s. 57 (1874); repr. 1961; 59 (1875); repr. 1966; 62 (1876); repr. 1966; 66 (1877); repr. 1966; 68 (1878); repr. 1966; 101 (1893); repr. 1962: 1430-7.