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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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For a Tertian Ague, or that Sort which returns once in three Days.

When the third fit is over, and you begin to expect a return, infuse two scruples of jesuits bark into a glass of wine, and drink it up; continue to do so after the fit is over, and when you have taken it about fifteen times you will find the ague beginning to leave you. As some persons may not like the bark upon, account of its bitterness, they may put to it as much sugar as will sweeten it to your taste.