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No god ne have thou buten one
English verse translation of the Ten Commandments — six couplets
Subjects: Ten Commandments; didactic verse
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Emmanuel College I.2.6 (27), f. 162rb
First Lines:
No god ne haue þov boten on
Hys name þov naȝt an ydel don…
Last Lines:
…Iesu þat haueþ þes worlde i wolde
þes ten hestes us biddeþ holde
Attributed Title: Decem precepta (f. 162rb)
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 129.