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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 22


These are the foods62 that avail in this fever. Pottage made of oatmeal and chicken broth; barley sowens63, and bread seethed in milk of almonds; and chicken broth with lettuce, if the force be weak; fresh water fish and meat that


is close-grained and free from taint, with juice of sorrel, and acid syrup64, or syrup of violets or nenufar.