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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 Hands Soft and White.

Beat in a morter two ounces of blanched almonds, with four ounces of the flowers of beans; put to them four ounces of Castile soap, with a pint of rose-water; then let them be all beat up together, and when you use them for your hands, moisten them with warm milk.