ailment. [Any person having a number of ailments such as warts or stys. All these ailments have cures worked in similar ways. These cures are very funny. No person could believe that any ailment could be cured by them.]
There is a cure made for warts. A wart is a small lump which comes on a person's hand. It resembles a small marble. It is believed that they are taken by people who lift papers or cards off the roads that done belong to them. The cure that is made for them is very simple and easy. The person that has the warts must spit on them when fasting each morning for nine mornings. The warts disappear after the ninth day. This cure does not contain prayers.
This is one of the comicalist cures for any ailment. There are gooseberry thorns used in curing a sty. This is the easiest of all cures made.
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