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The Gentlewoman's Companion: or, A Guide to the Female Sex, an electronic edition

by Hannah Woolley [Woolley, Hannah, fl. 1670]

date: 1675
source publisher: Printed by A. Maxwell for Edward Thomas
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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Neats-tongue, an excellent way how to dry them.

Take Salt beaten very fine, and salt-Peter, of each a like quantity, rub your tongues very well with the Salts, and cover them all over with it; and as it wasts, supply them with more, then roul them in Bran, and dry them before a soft fire; before you boil them, lay them in Pump-water one night, and boil them in Pump-water.