Presumptionis est
(Letter collection of Admont cod. 759)
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[2] Quos incrementum suscipit plantula nature imperio suo de nature referre gratiam plantatoris.1

[3] Tuam siquidem me assero esse plantulam, doctor karissime, qui me sanctis Sophie liquore rigasti dulcitudine, me artis grammatice liquore mellifluo perfudisti. Grates ergo in quantum tibi possum refero, grates gratibus exaggerans|[106r] tue nondum fidei relaxando.

[4] Stultum ergo depone initium, fidei reintegra, sodali te redde tuo te nullatenus deserturo.

[5] Turpiter enim degenerat, qui ab amico sine cause se absentat.


1 A student thanks his teacher and beseeches him to return to their classroom.

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