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Cookery and medicinal recipes [manuscript].
Part II. When reading Part II, Part I is inverted and reversed.
Pennyman, Dorothy, 1698 or 9-1754, compiler.
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30 For a Cough . Cousin Wake s it has done great Cures Take conserve of Red Roses & Marmalade of Quinces of each half a pound, of Luctel = = las-Balsom 2 Ounces, Ballsom of Peru 1/2 an Ounce, Syrrop of Diacodum 4 Ounces, a fine pouder of Mastick, & of Olibanum of each 1/2 an Ounce, Pouder of Red Coral 2 drams, mix all these into an Electuary & keep it close in a Pot. A Childs Spoonful of it is to be taken at going to Bed & the first thing in the Morning. fast = = ing 2 hours after. you may take a little Syrrop of Ground Ivy, or Clove = gilly = = flowers after it if you like. but Papa used only to wash the taste away with any thing He chose./ 31 Orrange Water . Mrs Morris s Put into a Pottle of Sack the Out rines of 28 Sevill Orranges, Cover it close & let it stand a day & Night, & then Destill it in a cold Still. tye up 2 grains of Ambergrease in a peice of tiffiney & put it in the bottle it drops into, when it is cold sweeten it with White Sugar = Candy, or fine Sugar. 32 For Weakness in the Back, Sharpness of Urine, or any pain in the Kidneys . M rs Moris s from D r Hinton ./ Take of th e 4 great Cold seeds of each 3 drams, or Cittron, Goad, Cocumber, Mellon, White Poppy Seeds, & sweet = Almonds of each 1/2 an Ounce; these must be bruised in a Marble Mortor, with a pound & 1/2 of Barley Water & made into an Emulsion; after it is strained add Sugar of Pennidis 1 Ounce an 1/2. take about half a Pint in in the Morning with 3 Pills w hi ch is to be half a dram of boiled Turpentine; the Pills are to be taken about half an hour after the Demulsion. and the same when you go to Bed./
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