The Boke of Nurture

The Boke of Nurture

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. 1867 edition.: ...&c. and suche be named gentyll hou-dej. The bitehe hath mylke.v. or vij. dayes or she litter her whelpes / and that milke is thicker tha- any other mylke excepte swynes mylke or hares mylke. fo1. c. iv. 1. 970, Catte. L. Andrewe says "Of the Catte. ca. xxv. The catte is a beste that sceth sharpe, and she byteth sore / and scrateheth right perylously / & is principall ennemye to & myee / & her colour is of nature graye / and the cause that they be other wyse colowred, that cowmethe through chaungeof mete, as it is well marked by the house catte, for they be selden colored lyke the wylde catte. & their flesshe is bothe nesshe & sofftc." Noble Li/fe, Part II. c. iv. 1. 983. Bathe. 'Bathing is harmful to them who are splenitic chiefly after meat, and copulation (following) on surfeit... Let him also bathe himself in sweet water. Without, he is to be leeched and smeared with oil of roses, and with onlayings (or poultices made of) wine and grapes, and often must an onlay be wrought of butter, and of new wax, and of hyssop and of oil; mingle with goose grease or lard of swine, and with frankincense and mint; and when he bathes let him smear himself with oil; mingle (it) with saffron.' Leechdoms, v. 2, p. 245. 1. 987. Scabiimt, so named of old tyme, because it is giuen in drinke inwardly, or ointmentes outwardly, to heale scabbes, sores, corrupeion in the stomacke, yea, and is most frend emong all other herbes in the tyme of the Pestilence, to drinke the water with Mithridatum a mornynges.. the flowers is like a Blewe or white thrummed hatte, the stalk rough, the vpper leaues ragged, and the leaues next the grose rootes be plainer. Under whom often tymes, Frogges will shadowe theim selues, from the heate of the daie: hoppyng and plaiyng vuder these leaues, whiche to them is a pleasaunt Tente or pauillion, saieth Aristophanes, whiche maie a plale (= made a play), wherein Frogges made pastime....
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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English, Welsh
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236612760
  • 9781236612762