Batman vppon Bartholome his booke De proprietatibus rerum, newly corrected, enlarged and amended: with such additions as are requisite, vnto euery seuerall booke: taken foorth of the most approued authors, the like heretofore not translated in English. Profitable for all estates, as well for the benefite of the mind as the bodie. 1582.
Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, 13th cent., Trevisa, John, d. 1402., Batman, Stephen, d. 1584.

IN the world bearing the plat∣forme of all.

Ther is one diuine essence, the fountain of all vertue, and power, & his name is expressed in one most simple letter.

The Intellectuall world.

Soule of the world by the which all things liueth.

One most high intelli∣gence the first creature, the fountaine of liues.