Thursday, January 29, 2009

Friends of Somerset Archives

Oddities - Friends of Somerset Archives: "To Cure ye Bite of a Mad Dog
Take of Rue pluckt fm ye Stalk - 6 ounces
of Garlick a little bruised, of Venice or Comon Treacle and shrid'ed Tin (of each a Quarter of a Pound)
Boyl all these in 2 Qts of Ale Till its shrunk a Pint

To a man or woman give 9 spoonfuls every morning, for 7 mornings
To a boy or girl 6, to an infant 3
To other creatures 3 sponfulls a morning for 7 mornings"


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