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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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Another Receipt for a Consumption.

Take three spoonsful of red rose water, and beat in it the yolk of a new laid egg, put it in half a pint of red cows milk, add to it a little grated nutmeg, and sweeten it with sugar of roses. It must be taken every morning for a month, and the patient must be sure to fast two hours after.