The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Wit thou well that this book is leech
The Preface to a prose book of Medical Receipts — in
, of which this is the
last eight lines; usually occurs with ‘Ipocras þis bok sende to þe
emperour sesar’ preceding, and followed by a prose treatise on urines.
Subjects: introductions, to prose works; recipes, medical; medicine
3.Source: London, British Library Sloane 3285
, ff. 73-73v
Wytith wel this book is good leche
With alle thynge that hit doth
…Now man tak thow right good ȝeme
Hou thou maist thi body
Note: 10 lines. Folio number reflects the most recent foliation.