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Emory Women Writers Resource Project

The Ladies Best Companion, an electronic edition

by Amelia Chambers [Chambers, Amelia]

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collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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To make the Eyebrows appear Beautiful.

Mix with the blood of a young cock, half an ounce of emmets eggs, the same quantity of gum of ivy, colsphonia and burnt leaches when they are all dissolved and mingled, put them up close in a wide mouthed glass, then take a pencil, dip it in, and touch with it those parts of, the eyebrows where you want the hair to come off.