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As a kind of motto we find the Latin version of the heading "Unio Amoris." As is typical of
König's and Snijder's edition, the heading and the German motto are repeated on the third page
of the chapter. Four German verses, attributed to St. Bernhard, conclude the chapter as a sub-
scriptio (ill. 19):
Ainigung der Lieb.
Jesu mein Hertz zum deinen Schmidt /
Daß sie vonander scheyden nit.
DA suecht man vnnd kennt Jesum wol /
Wo das Hertz brinnt wie Fewr vnd Kohl.
Je mehr man suecht / ie mehr es brinnt
Dardurch so wird es rain von Sünd.
[Union of love.
Jesus weld my heart to yours /
So that they may not part from one another.
One seeks and knows Jesus best /
Where the heart burns like fire and coal.
The more one seeks, the more it burns
Thereby it becomes pure from sin.]
Illustration 18: Lieb über alle Liebe, Munich: P. König,
1629, emblem no. 37 (BSB: Rar. 1426).
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