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- XML “Local Marriage Customs”
- XML “Old Cures”
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- (continued from previous page)the bride to lose her marriage ring.
Long ago straw-boys visited the houses the night of a wedding. They would dance and sing, and they would get drink.
When the bride, and the bridegroom are going in, the bride goes in the first cover-car, and the bridegroom in that last car. When coming home they are together.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Sprain- Potato water is good for a sprain.
Cuts- If a cut is bleeding put a cobweb to stop it.
Sore-Drink the milk of a Dandelion for a sore-throat.
Flatenous- Take half a tea-spoon of bread-soda in a glass of soft water.
Warts- Rub a snail for nine mornings and until the warts are gone.
Warts- The juice of a dandelion.
Thrush- Corax and honey.
Boils- Common salt and glycerine, put on as a poultice.
Boils- Bread and water.
Measles- Stay in bed and get a hot drink.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.