A baseless legend relates that he composed the Quicunque Vult while hiding here in a cistern.
From this it is a short step to say with the Quicumque vult that the Spirit proceeds from the Son, while guarding the idea that the Father is the one fountain of Deity.
Athanasius," is more accurately designated by its first words Quicumque vult.'
These dates are given in the following memorial distich with a frank indifference to quantity and metre "Vult Crux, Lucia, Cinis, Charismata dia Quod det vota pia quarta sequens feria."
It was the same with law, an essentially 13th-century study; it was just in this age that the conception of law as something not depending on the pleasure of the king, nor compiled from mere collected ancestral customs, but existing as a logical entity, became generally prevalent, The feeling is thoroughly well expressed by the partisan of Montfort who wrote in his jingling Latin verse: Dicitur vulgariter ut rex vult lex vadit :
Veritas vult aliter: nam lex stat, rex cadit.
14 " De Arabibus minus mirum, qui nigricantem colorem, quo Thus Indicum praeditum esse vult Dioscorides [lib.
Quos vult perdere dementat. *
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