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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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And first of Candying, Conserving and Preserving.

| | 185 The next Qualifications which accomplish a Gentlewoman, are, Candying, Conserving, These are Curiosities which are not only laudable, but requisite and necessary in young Ladies and Gentlewomen: To represent them at large, would require more art and time than I have either the ability or leisure to perform; however I shall give you a Specimen hereof or an Essay of my own Experiments; and first,