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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Boston, MA, Massachusetts Historical Society Winthrop 20 C
Number 1865-6
1.   ff. 14v-19v   He that in this book beginneth to read
Patris Sapientiae, an alchemical poem — in quatrains (aabb)
Number 6411-9
2.   ff. 21-28   When Sol is in Aries and Phoebus shineth bright
George Ripley, The Mystery of Alchymysts — in quatrains
Number 2121-16
3.   ff. 25v-26   I am Mercury the mighty Flos Florum
Sapientia Patris — in couplets
Number 6014-31
4.   ff. 29-65   To the honour of God one in persons three
Thomas Norton, Ordinal of Alchemy — 3102 lines in seven chapters and a prologue
Number 6014-32
5.   f. 90v   To the honour of God one in persons three
Thomas Norton, Ordinal of Alchemy — 3102 lines in seven chapters and a prologue
Number 4210-28
6.   ff. 140va-142rb   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 3880-1
7.   f. 154ra   O eternal and persons three
O lumen indeficiens o claritas se[e]mpiterna,’ a prayer to God for the light of knowledge to free men from the darkness of ignorance — 40 lines
Number 5095-34
8.   ff. 154rb-155rb   Take earth of earth earths brother
Verses on the Elixir, ascribed to Pearce the Black Monk — in couplets
Number 3728-1
9.   ff. 157va-158vb   Now every man in his beginning
‘The working of the phylozophers stone’ — 169 lines