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- (continued from previous page)of a rock and to put spray on them
Rash: To milk a goat on it or nine mornings before the sun gets up
Styes: To let them with the thorn of a gooseberry bush
Mumps: To lick a black lizard
Rheumatism: To rub it with goose grease
Cuts: To let a dog lick them
Whittles: To put it in hot potato water
Boils: Put hares skin on them
Stings:: Rub a blue rag on themTranscribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- The people long ago used to have a great many cures. Some of them were:-
Ivy leaves for a corn
An onion for a chilblain
Flour for a chilblain
Flour for a burn
If you let a dog lick a cut, he was supposed to cure it(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.