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Of the maner of eatynge.

Fayre sone whan thy meate is set afore the, eate of suche as thou desyrest moost, resonably, with well levayned breed. And eate [fyrst] of such as ought to be fyrst eaten. For there be to maners of dygestyon of meat in a man that is to wyte, softe, & harde. For in the botom is moost heat for to make [dygestion of] meate, bycause it is moost flesshly, and nyghest the heat of the lyver wherwith the meate is soden and dygested.

tashid 2001-09-09