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Medicinal, household and cookery receipts [manuscript].
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Part I. When reading Part I, Part II is inverted and reversed.
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17th-18th centuries
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page 84
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FSL collection
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84 A Receipt for deafness Take 2 bottles of clarit and put it into a pipking sett it ouer a gentle fier, then put in Rue, sage, camomill, penyroyall, rosmary, marioram, mint, fetherfew, a like quantidy of all these, only Less of the fetherfew, Lett them Infuse till about apint is wasted, then put in some of this into 2 little bottles as hott as it comes of the fier and put the mouth of the bottle to the hole of Each Eare and the rest put into a milk pan and hold your head ouer it, the party most haue a cloth held ouer the head to keep of the ayr, being in bead, keep very warm after it, and not Catch Cold, do this 3 nights together, the same Liquor will serue, Honny of roses and oyle of bitter almonds a little warmed and dropt in the Eare 2 or 3 drops att a time is very good, For A Rupture mrs Cooke Take [a] little bags of hops and peper poun= =ed fine and steep it in spirit of wine and aply hott as the party can suffer it so chaing it seueralle times, then fasten on the trus ouer it do it going bed, giue knot gras in milk butter is good in a glister if very costiue
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