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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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A useful Poultice for Whitlows.

Take eight drops of balsam of Peru, two drams of common rosin in fine powder, mix with them the yolk of a new laid egg: let the whole be beaten together, and made into a poultice to lay to the sore.