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.

Of vnlawlawfull running of teares. chap. 18.

VNwilfull or quicke mooing of teares fall in the eien somtime of outward cause,* as of smiting dissolution & depar∣ting of hot aire, or of constraining of cold aire, or of biing of smoke, or of distrou∣bling of dust, or of smelling of sharpnes of Onions, & other smel of sharp things: and somtime of inward causes as of hot humors or of cold, or of plētie of humors that fal out for default of place to abide Page  93 in, or of feeblenes of vertue Contentiue of the braine, or of strength & might of the vertue of out putting If hot humors bée the cause, the eien be red, & the teares that droppe downe, heate and burne the face. And hotte things grieue, and colde helpe. And if the humours be colde, the eyen be wanne, and the teares be cold, & bite or fret not ye face. Cold things grieue and hot helpe, if the teares come of smi∣ting, and other outwarde causes. The chiefe remedie is clene ware and pure,* with pouder of Commin chased and oft plaistered for it doth away the ach and teares & wens. If it be with a wound, it is holp with Surgery. To ye other out∣ward causes sufficeth comforting or ba∣thing with luke warme water: so that the warmnesse draw more to cold then to heate. If it come to running & plenty of humours, then he shal be purged, and he shall haue Diadibam with wine sod with Frankenscence, and that is prin∣cipall in this cause. Restraining shall be made about the temples, and about the forhead, and all these helpe against run∣ning of teares, that come of hot causes or of colde.