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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 a Perfume to carry in a Box in your Pocket.

Take two scruples of the flowers of benjamin, half a scruple of the flowers of roses, one scruple of orange peel, a little nutmeg grated small, essence of cinnamon and orange, each a scruple; mix with these half an ounce of jessamine butter, a few grains of musk and amber; beat them all together till they are properly mixed in a morter, then put the powder in a box.