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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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An excellent restorative for a weak back.

Take Clary, Dates, the pith of an Ox, and chop them together, put some Cream to them, Eggs, grated Bread, and a little white Sanders, temper them all well together, fry them, and let it be the first thing you eat in a morning. You may also take the leaves of Clary, and Nepe, and fry them for Breakfast.