In 1407 there was a collection of fifty service books, and a catholicon, the latter being perhaps the nucleus of a library.
The catholicon is printed in a small type, not very cleanly cut.
I soon saw the catholicon of Spain (Spanish gold) was the chief ingredient.
We are now in a position to understand Balbi's performance in the catholicon.
I care not much if I untwist my committee-man, and so give him the receipt of this grand catholicon.
Item satelles dicitur quia adheret alteri ad eius custodiam, catholicon.
The preface contains a sarcastic harangue in orthodox charlatan style on the merits of the new catholicon or Panacea.
And your petitioners are much afraid that the catholicon above mentioned is much of the same nature.
The Professor then entreated M. T. Pate to imbibe from the bottle containing his catholicon.
From the great size of the catholicon, its circulation must have been very limited.