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the psalmist asks for help, pointing to the sinner: Save me Lord.
Christ destroys the flattering lips and boastful tongue with
a tau crozier. Destroy lord all deceitful lips: and the boastful
tongue. At the same time he offers a gesture of safety to the
godly oppressed man: I will arise says the lord. I will set him
drawing shows the psalmist's finger originally pointed the other way,
towards Christ. A tighter arc was also drawn within the lower bow
of the S. Above, a third man stood behind the poor saved person. There
are some ambiguous designs under the left side of Christ's cloak which
appear more complex than a wavy hem.
with red threads
page of original bifolios in quire 6
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