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Set fast Thy foot on Rood tree
Turn to the Cross — one quatrain translating ‘In cruce fige pedem de Christo fac tibi sedem / Frondes carpe tibi fructus amoris ibi’ which precedes it in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: advice, spiritual; translations
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 118v
Transcription:
Seth faste þi fot on rode tre
In cristis bodi mak þi se
Drau adoun a bou to þe
A froit of loue þer mauth ise
Attributed Title: De Passione Christi (f. 117)
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 33.