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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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Preserved Roses, or any other Flowers.

| | 188 Take one pound of Roses, three pound of Sugar, one pint and a little more of Rose-water; make your Syrrup first, and let it stand till it be cold; then take your Rose-leaves, having first clipt fof all the white, put them in the cold Syrrup and cover them; let your fire be very soft that they may only simper two or three hours; then whilst they are hot, put them out into pots or glasses for your use.