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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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Recipe 62 >>

To prevent a Consumption, where you have Reason to fear its Approach.

TAKE two eggs new laid, and let them stand in the embers, until they are quite hot, but not hard, then take them out, and when you have made a hole in one end pour out the whites; put into the empty part of the eggs cinnamon, sugar and rose water, then set them again in the embers, and when they are enough take them up and eat them.