Child Life in Colonial Days

Child Life in Colonial Days

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"[...] The belief that meteorological and astrological conditions affected medicines was strong in all minds. The best physicians gravely noted the condition of the moon when gathering herbs and simples and concocting medicines; and certain drugs were held to be powerless at certain times of the year, owing to planetary influences. "Sympathetical" medicines were confidingly trusted, and tried to a surprising extent upon children; apparently these were as[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 14.48mm | 444.52g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507585934
  • 9781507585931

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