People in olden days had cures for almost every ailment. There was no such thing as a doctor sent for. There was a cure for;
This cure was always tried and was always successful . The child that was suffering from the cough was put in and out three times under a donkeys legs and making the sign of the cross each time.
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Pain in the back
This was usually cured by hanging a pit hooks on the back, and making the sign of the cross