I answer it is no catholicon, no panacea; nor is any cure for all diseases to be found.
The Catholicon is printed in a small type, not very cleanly cut.
We are now in a position to understand Balbi's performance in the Catholicon.
Item satelles dicitur quia adheret alteri ad eius custodiam, Catholicon.
The preface contains a sarcastic harangue in orthodox charlatan style ...