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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 18


Item a piment,607 which is made thus avails. Take a galon of good old wine, and 2 lbs of honey, removing its froth, sprinkle on this drachmiii. of cinnamon; spincanard drachmi; ginger drachmiv, drachmi of mace; and drachmiv (quart. i.?) lign aloes]; drachmii of dried sage; and drachm1 of saffron. Give them a little pounding;608 and put them in a close linen cloth to strain, the which is good for cold of the stomach and liver, against their softening, and windiness, and it sweetens the breath.