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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 create an Appetite, and prevent the want of Rest.

Put an ounce of bark to a quart of the infusion of bitter simple, and mix therewith two ounces of stypticum helvetic, let it stand closed up in a bottle a week; and take four spoonsful of it about, two hours before dinner, repeating the same practice ten days, and you will have a good appetite for dinner.