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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
London, British Library Sloane 1098
Number 6411-3
1.   ff. 5-7   When Sol is in Aries and Phoebus shineth bright
George Ripley, The Mystery of Alchymysts — in quatrains
Number 2121-13
2.   ff. 7v-8v   I am Mercury the mighty Flos Florum
Sapientia Patris — in couplets
Number 1980-3
3.   f. 9   Here is an herb men call lunary
An alchemical poem on the herb ‘Lunary’ (Moonwort) — twenty-two couplets; see Singer (1928), 853.
Number 2277-2
4.   f. 9   I shall you tell with hearty mood
On the Three Kings of Cullen, applied to the Alchemical Art — fifteen couplets [Singer (1928), 854]
Number 4210-24
5.   ff. 10; ff. 25v-26   Of Spain take the clear light
On preparing the Philosopher’s Stone, ascribed in Cambridge UK, Trinity College O.2.16 (1120) to Richard Carpenter (cf. Thorndike (1934), 4.351-3) — generally forty-eight couplets, but numerous variants
Number 5567-5
6.   f. 14v   There is a body of a body
‘The Whole Science’ (alchemical verses) — ten or eleven lines in couplets
Number 3159-2
7.   ff. 17v-18   Lo thus sayeth Arnold of the New Town
Alchemical verses ascribed to ‘Chavcer’ — in couplets
Number 5095-21
8.   ff. 19v-21   Take earth of earth earths brother
Verses on the Elixir, ascribed to Pearce the Black Monk — in couplets
Number 4236-9
9.   ff. 21-21v   Of this matter to you most clear
Alchemical verses on the Exposition of Earth of Earth — in couplets
Number 5113-6
10.   ff. 21v-22   Take wind water white and green
Alchemical verses, ascribed (in 1652) to Pearce the Black Monk, nine lines in English, with occasional Latin words, and four lines of Latin — in couplets
Number 5095-22
11.   f. 22   Take earth of earth earths brother
Verses on the Elixir, ascribed to Pearce the Black Monk — in couplets
Number 2121-14
12.   ff. 38-38v   I am Mercury the mighty Flos Florum
Sapientia Patris — in couplets
Number 5095-23
13.   f. 47   Take earth of earth earths brother
Verses on the Elixir, ascribed to Pearce the Black Monk — in couplets
Number 6411-4
14.   ff. 47v-48   When Sol is in Aries and Phoebus shineth bright
George Ripley, The Mystery of Alchymysts — in quatrains