Despite Schmidt-Clausen's decision to remain ad verbum
, and although the paratactic syntax and the rhetorical pomp do not offer too easy a reading, the German translation is simple but elegant, modern but still Baroque with a sensible punctuation.
60) "Dicere importat principaliter habitudinem ad verbum
conceptum nihil enim est aliud dicere quam proferre verbum.
Christopher Page finds neither of these pretenses satisfactory and goes further: on page 17 he states that "the view developed in this book is that spoken performances and sting performances had their own distinct traditions"; in other words, the accentual system of conductus poetry was mauled in one way ad verbum
, in another ad cantum.
Bromyard observes, 'Volentes ire ad verbum
Dei [diaboli] ducunt ad
sicl vel quamvis pro dispositione paternal nec quibuscumque privilegiis etiam apostolicis iuribus ac dicti Comunis statutis pro iuramento in allatis consuetudinibus ordinationibus, et aliis quibuscumque in contrarium facientibus, etiam si de eis de verbo ad verbum
facienda esset mentio specialis, quibus omnibus, etsi (?