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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 49


The fifth thing mentioned is fulfilled by sneezing, and by rubbing332 the extremities, and by sweet-smelling things. Therefore when a man is in a paroxysm of this sickness, let a hen-feather soaked in strong vinegar be put up his nose; to compel him to sneeze, and it will check the paroxysm.