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Who sends forth his speech to the earth
First half of the 12th century
University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections
From the "St. Albans Psalter", created at St. Abans Abbey essentially by Geoffrey de Gorham (or Gorron), Abbot of St. Albans (1119-46). Psalms 147:15, 18: God hurtles downwards. Flying from his mouth is a bird who flies down a shaft to the earth. "Who sends forth his speech to the earth." Earth is depicted as a block of ice surrounded by melting water.
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