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An Infallible Cure for the Bite of a Mad Dog
Take six Ounces of Rue, clean’d, Pick’d, and Bruis’d, Four Ounces
of Garlick Peel’d and Bruis’d, Four Ounces of Venice Treakle*
Four Ounces of Filed Pewter*, or Scrap’d Tin. Boil these
in two quarts of the Best Ale, in a Pan Cover’d Close, over
over a Gentle Fire, for the Space of Two One Hours; then Strain
the Ingredients from the Liquor, give Eight or Nine Spoonfulls
of it warm to a Man or Woman three mornings fasting,
And Cold to any Beast Fasting. Eight or Nine Spoonfulls
is Sufficient for the Strongest, a less Quantity to those
younger or of a Weaker Constitution as you may Judge
of their Strength: Ten or Twelve for a Horse or Bullock,
three or Four for Sheep, Hog or Dog
This must be given within Nine days after the Bite
and it never fails either in Man or Beast
If you can conveniently bind some of the Ingredients
on the Wound
6 Oz Rue
4 Oz of Garlick
4 Oz of Venice Treakle
4 Oz of Filed Pewter, or Scrap’d Tin
Boil these in 2 quarts of the Best Ale,
Cover’d Close Gradually for 2. Hours
then Strain it for use

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Transcribed by JMCN and CTW