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DIMEV 1850
He that can throw Mercury of kind into the forsaid mold
Rewards of the successful alchemist — two couplets
Subjects: alchemical poems
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: New Haven, Yale University, Beinecke Library Osborn fa.16, f. 3va
Transcription:
He that can throw {mercury} of kynd into the forsayd mold
He shall haue siluer fyne and gold full red gold
He that can do this treuly wythout any fable
of þe quiterent he salnot mysse for to mak aurum potable
Note: Page numbered 38; written by a hand of the sixteenth century; ends, ‘fynes’.