(Jer. 15:15) Know that for thy cause I have suffered rebuke.

Ceu dabitorem compellat Deum, suaque adducit merita.

He delivers himself as if he held God to be his debtor. This was not so well.


The picture: Book of hours, Paris c. 1410. Miniature of the Annunciation, with the start of Matins in the Little Office, the beginning of the texts after the calendar in the usual arrangement.