Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition
Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 49


If you say wine helps them, therefore milk does not, because preservation is brought about by likes, not by contraries235; then I say it is proper to preserve healthy people in health and rule them by their likes, but old folk are not well except with complaining. Galen says they should be called neutral, and therefore they should be kept on moderate things, in which is some heat and some moisture.