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Shalt dreaden God for he wrought thee
Our relationship to God — one monrhyming quatrain in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: advice, spiritual
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 166v
Transcription:
[S]alt dreden god ffor he wrouthte þe
Salt louen god ffor he bouthte þe
[S]alt trosten in god ffor he fedit þe
Salt folwen god ffor he ledit þe
Note: MS damaged.
Attributed Title: De Via Christi (f. 166v)
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: 64.