How to make brazil so that it may be kept on band. Take the scrapings of Brazil-wood, and let them boil with red wine in a vessel on the fire. Then temper some lake with urine, and put it with the other, so that they may boil together. Then take some alum, and mix it with them in the vessel. Stir it a little, and take it from the fire, and put it into a saucepan. Then grind it thoroughly on the stone, and gather it together, and Iet it dry in the sun. Afterwards, put it away in a box for safekeeping.