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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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An Ointment for a dry Itch.

Take three ounces of turpentine, and wash it in rose water; put to it six drams of the oil of roses, the yolks of three eggs, and the juice of three oranges; beat the whole together in a morter, then make it up into an ointment, and rub the persons body over with it.