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True love is a law that seemeth he had not right
On God’s Love — three monorhyming lines in a Latin sermon for Corpus Christi by Lawrence Bretoun, OFM
Subjects: God, love of; love, nature of; sermons, verse in
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Merton College Lat. 248, f. 131va
Transcription:
Trewe loue is a lawe þat semeþ he had no riȝt
Trewe loue is a wisdom wiþ outen insiȝt
Trewe loue is a rowour & doþ noman vnriȝt
Editions:
Pfander, Homer Garrison. “The Popular Sermon of the Medieval Friar in England.” Diss. New York University, 1937: 50.
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 66v
Transcription:
Loue ys a lawe þat schinit wiþoute rist