Early English Text Society; Extra Series Volume 66

Early English Text Society; Extra Series Volume 66

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...1933 1937 1939 1940 1944 1946 1947 1951 1953 1954 1958 1960 1961 1965 The fourteen Properties of Good Wine. Makith to aryse / the heete be mesure, froom the stomak / to the brayn by nature: (282) Evyl humours destroyeth / the Colour makith reed, Counfortith corages / Clarifieth the sight, The tounge Elloquent / And delyuer in the heed, firoom fretyng malencolye / makith the body light, Causith good Appetight / makith hardy to fight; but these be vndirstande / breefly I the sure, Of wyn receyved / in tyme and mesure. (283) And knowe Alisaundre / that wyn Outragiously, Out of tyme / Resceyved, and mesure, Of these comoditees / Cause contrary, And the body / longe to Endure, Doon not permitte / in good Chaung and mesure, but moo of syknessys / Causith haboundaunce, That wyn mesuryd / commoditees in substaunce. (284) Bookys also / of phesyk and medicynes, be a maneer / of Comparysoun, Atween the Rembarbe / good and holsom Wynes, This lyknesse / make in disposicioun, As the rembarbe / holsom of condicioun, Take out of mesure / is dedly and venym, fi"or short conclusyoun / so holsom is wyn. (286) fie.rthere I mcrvaylle / in myn Oppynyoun, How man compiled / and maad of foure humours, May be secke / or tende to Corrupcioun Vhyl he may haue / special thre socours, Good breed of whete / ffiesh that wel savours, Of tarrage / and stok / good and holsom wyno, Rcyeeyved in mesure / lycour moost divyne. (287) Contrarye be / of nature to these thre, Moche to Ete / Ovir moche travaylle, drynk to Receyve / in superfiuite, Of the body / ech membre doth disvaylle; but yif these / the body doon assaylle, And of drynk / superfluite specially, be sotyl meenys / vse this remedy. (288) fiirst to be washid / is profitable thyng, In watir boylled / hoot and...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236765494
  • 9781236765499