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DIMEV 340
IMEV 189.5
NIMEV 189.5
All is good but best is this
A couplet at the end of a prose ‘most souereyn medycyn for the pestilence’
Subjects: recipes, medical; pestilence
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 1047, f. 18
Transcription:
All ys gode but best ys thys
God graunte vs all hevyn blysse
Facsimiles:
Hodgett, G. A. J., ed. Stere Htt Well: a book of medieval refinements, recipes and remedies, from a manuscript in Samuel Pepys’s library. Adelaide: Mary Martin Books, [1970?]; Cambridge, 1972.