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 Dioniso. chap. 35.

DIonisius is a blacke stone or browne sprong with redde veines, and hath that name, for if it be ground and med∣led with water, it smelleth as wine: and yet it withstandeth dronkenesse. And that is great wonder in that stoue, as I∣sidore sayth, li. 16.