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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 1047
Number 560-3
1.   f. 1   Arise early / Serve god devoutly
Precepts in -ly; the texts show much variation — 16 lines in most witnesses, monorhyming
Number 5104-1
2.   f. 15   Take onions and mince them well
‘Sauce for a mawlerd rostid’ — three couplets extracted from the Liber Cure Cocorum
Number 3799-1
3.   ff. 15-16   Now slights of cure will I preach
The Liber Cure Cocorum, a collection of 127 recipes — 1429 lines in couplets, with a Prologue of 14 lines
Number 1420-1
4.   ff. 15v-16   For woodcock snipe curlew also
Recipe for preparing woodcock, an excerpt from Liber cure cocorum — eleven couplets
Number 6721-1
5.   f. 16   With eggs and flour a batter thou make
A recipe ‘for fryturs’ — seven lines in couplets from the Liber Cure Cocorum
Number 5106-1
6.   ff. 16-16v   Take the crop of red briar
‘All maner herbys gode for potage’ — 13 lines in couplets extracted from the Liber Cure Cocorum
Number 340-1
7.   f. 18   All is good but best is this
A couplet at the end of a prose ‘most souereyn medycyn for the pestilence’
Number 1197.2
8.   f. 23v   Here ends hawking with medicines and casting / And all that longs to good hawk keeping
A couplet following a collection of prose notes on hawking derived from Juliana Berners