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#redirect [[Alabaster (Maplet)]]
This is the entry for [[alabaster]] from Maplet's [[A Greene Forest]]
 
 
====Of Alabaster====
 
 
Alabaster, as saith ''Isidore'' in his .xvi. booke and fift Chapter, is a white kinde of stone died, and bespotted among with divers & sundrie colours. Hereof are made vessels to keepe and contine all Ointements uncorupt, wherein they be most purely and safely preserved. It groweth about ''[[Thebes|Thebis]]'' and ''[[Damascus|Damascum]]'', andespeciallye that which is whitest. But the best of this kinde is brought from ''[[India|Indie]]''. It being borne about one, say some, keepeth him in amitie and charitie with all men.
 
 
[[Category:Maplet]]
 

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