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In the preface, the qualities of the drug called Catholicon are extolled.
(21) The Consistory certainly used several sources at once, as the Graecismus and Catholicon both provide bolus with a different definition, and do not give the etymology for bole, which appears in the Derivationes.
Cuthbert c1450/c1450 8 78 Richard Rolle 1325-1349/c1400 -- 42 The Pricke of Conscience cl350/c1400 -- 72 Catholicon Anglicum c1475/1483 -- 23 The York Plays cl350/cl440 -- 300 Towneley Plays c1400/1450-75 1 209 Thomas Castelford's Chronicle <1327/c1400 20 170 Morte Arthure c1360/c1440 6 57
GL III, 108,320] et sensibilis componitur insensibilis -e, insensibiliter, insensibilitas; IOANNES BALBI, Catholicon (Mainz 1460; reimpr.
Liridacio.'(33) These entries are supported by a slightly later, shorter English-Latin dictionary Catholicon Anglicum of the last quarter of the fifteenth century.
I fell to drinking with a Doctor Tom De Quincey, Who claimed he'd found the one and true catholicon For palsy, gout, apoplexy, rabies, quinsy, And every other ailment in the lexicon.
Houle's introduction to solmization also provides background necessary for modern singers to face the thorny problems of interpretation posed by Ockeghem's catholicon. This editorial method, already seen in Ogni Sorte editions by Richard Taruskin and Ross Duffin (see reviews in this journal, 42 [1986]: 851-52 and 45 [1989]: 616-17), provides an entree to singing from parts and from mensural notation.
The Catholicon of 1460 is a fine example of his later work.
The oldest book in the Central Library is Catholicon by Joannes Balbus, Printed in Augsberg, Germany by Guntherus Zainer in 1469.
En su primera parte, el libelo consiste en un dialogo de muertos, inspirado en La Satyre Menippee de la vertu du Catholicon d'Espagne et de la tenue desEstats de Paris, obra colectiva redactada entre 1593 y 1594 por un grupo de burgueses parisinos a los que el impresor reunio bajo el nombre de Agnoste, pseudonimo con el que a su vez, y a manera de guino, firma Francisco de Quevedo su satira sobre Richelieu.