This shows the second section of the text of the first column of the recto. This image overlaps by one line with the previous in order to show the complete rubric. There is a major decorative capital, as well as a capital within the text that has been highlighted in red, and several examples of interlinear gloss that are pretty much unreadable at this magnification.
The transcript supplied stops at the end of this section. You may, perchance, have become very excitable at the prospect of knowing more about the operation of free will among saints and angels, in which case, in the words of the old song "There's bread and cheese upon the shelf. If you want any more you can sing it yourself."
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Sentences of Peter Lombard. From a private collection. Photographs © Dianne Tillotson.

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