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Creator: Edward Pudsey
Title: Four original sheets of Edward Pudsey's Commonplace Book
Repository: The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Call number and opening: ER82/1/21, fols. 1-4
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Semi-diplomatic transcription

To giue a man for phisick that is hard bound a bunch of keys becaus,
there is nothing more opening so is it &c.
when Artisans and trades men shut vp their shopps then the Prees=
sts open theirs, offerings & pardons, beeing then most frequent
on their festiuall days.
Phisick. non minus veneficia quam verefica
A tyme pleaser proued by keeping a watch
the taylors bills makes roome for the fynest youths. guls horne book
The first yo vse of Pa[r]leaments in england in the time of henry the first
                                                             holingshad . pa[ge] . 34 .
Ben euill to pleas & wors to trust; crabbed & combrous when themselus lust
and bee their reason not worth a toord, yet wil the women haue the last woord
Gallus gallinis tir quinque sufficit vnus but sure quinque viri non sufficiunt mulieri.
where many geese bee bee many toords; & wheer bee many wemen be many words
yt is lyke propryed, all women to [bab]ble as dogs to bark & gees to gaggle.
                                Lemnius Leuinius de complexioni..
Alexanders reward to his merry host for throwing a chich peas
thorough a needles  ey a good distance of who expect great mat=
ters; A bushell of chich peas.

Augustus caesar spying his old companion pollio, beeinge an
extraordinary Lusty old man of aboue 100 yeares demanded
the caus; Response By vsing within wyne without oyle.
when heat hath moystnes ready plyant & obedient it attract=
teth the meat & very well concocteth the same; which beeing  reduced
& brought into the lykenes of dew distributeth & disperseth it
into the &c
sharpnes & fynes of wit cometh of choler, constancy of malencholy
but flegme helpeth nothing at all to the framing & disposinge of
manners; simplicity & foolishnes proceedeth of blood as in young
cattle, who haue more store of blood & less of wit, then the elder.

Nature thou hast to make one compleat creature cheated euen all
mortalitye.     Womens toungs & harts haue different tunes for
wheer they most desire, their harts cry on when their tongs bid retyre

Item Creator
Edward Pudsey
Item Title
Four original sheets of Edward Pudsey's Commonplace Book
Item Date
ca. 1612
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Call Number
ER82/1/21, fol. 4