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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 take Spots out of the Nails.

Take two drams of Venice turpentine with one dram of myrrh, mix them together over a slow fire in an earthen vessel; then set it to cool, when you must spread a small piece upon leather, and keep it all night upon your nails. Do it three nights successively, and the spots will disappear.