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Dd. XII. 46. A small quarto, on parchment, of 211 leaves, with about 27 lines in a page, written in the xvth century. ff. 87-98 are blank.
D. THOMÆ AQUINATIS OPUSCULA. Nearly all of these occur in the edition printed at Antwerp in 1612 A. D., to which references are given below: but $$ 3, 8, 15, 17, 20 have not been identified. 1. ff. 1-6. De tribus principiis nature.' Opusc. 31.
nec est ab alio : sed omnia ab ipso. Qui, &c.
Universale esse satis planum est...
...et hec de universalibus dicta sufficiunt pro presenti.
11. ff. 112_117. • De causa diversitatis secundum
This is part of Opusc. 70 ibid. Super Boetium de Trinitate.
Unitas est qua unaqueque res dicitur una...
... unaqueque est una et id quod est.
17. ff. 136-138. • De mensura et numero.'
Secundum Philosophum decimo metaphysice...
...sed principium ordinabilium.
Ut dicit Philosophus secundo de anima...
...que sunt appetitiva et sensitiva.
Quoniam autem intelligere et scire contigit...
...simul imperfect variari.
Dd. XII. 47. A 12mo, on vellum, containing ff. 502, in double columns, with 46 lines in each column. It has occasional illuminated initial letters. Date, the xivth century.
BIBLIA VULGATA SANCTI HIERONYMI. It is imperfect at the commencement, and begins in the middle of the prologue :
celi ezechieli qui populo peccatori clausi... The last few verses of Job are written over three times; a blank leaf follows f. 226 : f. 228 has been cut in half: the leaf containing the last verses of the Apocalypse is missing. The MS. concludes with an Index of Proper names with explanations. The books occur in the usual order, except that the Acts follows the Epistle to the Hebrews. The Psalter is omitted. St Matthew begins f. 379.
There are a few scholia in the margin.
In f. 38 is written the name James Piksmell: and in f. 226 that of Samuell Rustat.
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Dd. XII. 50.
1. ff. 1, 2. Sermons on Saints' days. A fragment.
...corporales neque nunc nobis vocat...
... ut cum eo regnes in eternum. 2. ff. 3–64. A treatise on the Natural History of Animals, from Aristotle, Vincentius, &c. Begins :
Ecce camelus desertus... (followed by a quotation from Vincentius). Ends :
...sapientior omnibus pecoribus terre.
3. ff. 67—119. A similar treatise on Trees.
Abies secundum Ysidorum est arbor.
4. ff, 126-145. A similar treatise on Birds.
Explicit. Amen. 768
Dd. XII. 51. A duodecimo, on parchment, of 86 leaves, written in the xvth century. 1. ff. 1–66. An anonymous Tr
se on the USE OF THE ASTROL ABE,
Compiled by an astronomer of Oxford; in English; very illegible.
Lyce lowys my sone I perceyue wel by certeyn evydencys þyn habilite to lerne sciencys. Ends :
And pat is pe 12 part of ye altitude of pe tour: and so of all oper &c. • Explicit Tractatus Astrolabiri.' Three leaves are blank.
2. ff. 67—80. MARBODI LIBER LAPIDUM.'
This Latin poem has been often printed, but it does not appear that the editors have collated this MS. The order of the sections is different from all those of which Beckman speaks in his edition (Gotting. 1799) answering, however, most nearly to his own.
3. ff. 81-86. A small treatise on the Medical Use OF CERTAIN HERBS.
This tract is very illegible.
Eliconia capud purgat, dolorem dentium mitigat, &c.
... Supercilii visio.
Dd. XII. 52. A 12mo, on paper, containing ff. 228, with 20 lines in each page. Date, of the xivth century.
A volume of Prayers in the Dutch language, with the heading of each prayer in red. It is imperfect at the commencement, Beginning:
relt leerre der waerkt en geuer.
heiligen geest in der ewichen. Amen.
A duodecimo, on paper; 166 leaves : of the xvuth century.
This book is in English ; and contains directions for compounding chemical preparations. ff. 30—157 are blank. There are miscellaneous notes and prescriptions in ff. 158_161.
The author's only published work is Medulla Chymiæ. 12mo. London, 1683.
Dd. XII. 54.
Quos cursu solis jungant sua tempora menses...
Tali herede Creator
Veteri et perantiquo precepto monemur...
Celsi cuncte parens, conditor etheris...
Carmine promamus mentem pie suffice Christe.
Amande presul optime Dignus tuo cognomine...
Non segregemur a tuo Clemens pater, consortio.
Primum nunc Jani vocitatum nomine...
Maxima agrippine veteris quis moenia presunt.
6. f. 50 b. “Ymnus de festivitate S. Lupi Episcopi.'
Tricasmorum antistitem virtute Christi nobilem...
Una cum sancto Spiritu in sempiterna secula. Amen.