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 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.
I care not much if I untwist my committee-man, and so give him the receipt of this grand Catholicon.
In 1407 there was a collection of fifty service books, and a Catholicon, the latter being perhaps the nucleus of a library.
They are at least copious; the Catholicon is a volume of great bulk.
From the great size of the Catholicon, its circulation must have been very limited.