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This hid stone is but one thing therefore putrify
A note on the Philosopher’s Stone — three lines
Note: Cf. 1314.
Subjects: alchemy; philosopher’s stone
Versification: — three-line — irregular



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 759 (SC 6954), f. 35v
Transcription:
This hidde ston is but on thyng therfore putrefie
Wesshe hym with his owen broth till white he become
Then ferment hym wisely lo here is all and som
Note: Repeated on ff. 68v and 77.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 759 (SC 6954), f. 68v
3.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 759 (SC 6954), f. 77