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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 4


And note, it does not seize the child in its mother's womb, for heat is not intense therein, and so it does not cause the blood to boil. Yet another reason; the menstrual blood is retained by the heat of the womb, therefore it is neither corrupted nor does it boil. Another reason; that nature gives her attention to the thing she is doing, that is, to creating the limbs.727