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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 Gripes and Worms in Children.

Take two drams of rhubarb, anniseeds and liquorice each two scruples, two ounces of stoned raisins, and put the whole into a bottle with a quart of mild ale; when it has stood a week, let it be strained into another bottle, and give the child a spoonful in the morning.