Finally, we find capitularies of the kings immediately following Clovis being gradually incorporated in the text of the lawe.g.'the Pactum pro tenore pacis of Childebert I.
Penche in hijs lawe boPe daye and ny3t.
But in fie lawe of our lorde is pe wille of him; and [in] his lawe we shall finke day and nyght.
(2) But his wille is in the lawe of the Lord; and he schal bithenke in the lawe of hym dai and ny3t.
(2) But in the lawe of the Lord his wil; and in the lawe of hym he shal sweteli thenke dai and ny3t.
Stern measures of suppression were directed not only against them but against " Goddis Lawe," the book for which they pleaded with such passionate earnestness.
But delyteth in the lawe of 1)e Lorde, & exercyseth himself in his lawe both daye and night.
Lawe; from an old Teutonic root lag, " lie," what lies fixed or evenly; cf.