Whan dat Aprille vith its shoures soote, the droghte of Marche hath perced to the roote, and bathed every veyne in swich licour
of which vertu engendred is the flour.
4) take and sepe verueyne, and betonye, and wermod and her wyp wasche pe seke heued, & panne make a plasture aboue on be moolde on pis manere: Take be same erbys, when pey beon sodyn, and wrynge hem and grynde hem smale in a morter, and tempre hem wyp pe same licour
azeyne, & do her to wheton branne, to holde in be licour
, and make a garlande of akerchef, and bynde pe seke heued, and ley pe plasture on pe molde wyp ynne pe garlaunde, as hoot as be seke may suffre, and bynde be hed wyp a volyper, and sette a kappe aboue, and pys do bote pre dayes, and be seke shal be hool on warantyse (R2).