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Man follow Saint Bernards trace
A paraphrase of St. Bernard’s lines: ‘Aspicias capud inclinatum’, etc. with the Latin and French texts — five couplets
Author(s): Bernard of Clairveaux
Subjects: translations; advice, spiritual
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 11579, ff. 36-36v
First Lines:
Man folwe seint Bernardes trace
And loke in Ihesucristes face…
Last Lines:
…Al hes bodi es don on rode
Senful man for þyne goode
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 128.
Woolf, Rosemary. The English Religious Lyric in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon, 1968: 32.
Oliver, Raymond. Poems Without Names: The English Lyric 1200-1500. Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1970: 121.