The Mirror; A Periodical Paper Volume 2

Paperback | July 10, 2012

byHenry Mackenzie

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1793 edition. Excerpt: ...in it; and fo, by re-«' moving all tendency to corruption, it is a comforter ' and a reftorative, and prefcrves and prolongs the-' lives of thofe who ufe it. It not only cherifhes the " natural heat, and prtferves it iii its full vigour, but " it likewife renovates as it were, and vivifies the ani-" mal fpirits, gives an agreeable warmth to the fto-" mach, marpens the apprehenfion and underftandiitjr, " clears the eye-fight, antf repairs the memory: it is " more peculiarly beneficial to thofe who are of too " cold a temperament, and who are fubjtd to crudities " of the ftomach, and other diforders proceeding from " cold affections. It therefore affords a fcvercign re-Gj 11 lief to all who are tormented with, pains in the fto-" mach or bowels, proceeding from wind or indigefti-" on; as alfo to thofe who are fubjedk to giddinefs, " the falling ficknefs, a relaxation of the nervous fyft-" em, inveterate melancholy, hypochondriacal difor-" ders, palpitations of the heart, tremors, and fainting «' fits." Matthiolus fubjoins the method of ufing this medicine: R. Once a day a table-fpoanful of Aquavitae diftilled from the befl viine. But, with all deference to his authority, Aquavita, diftilled even from the beft wine,, is not fuperior in any of its virtues to our great ilaplc, Whijky: for, from the refearches of our own patriotic philofophers, thefe two conclufions may be deduced £ ifl. That Whijky is a liquor pleafant to the tafte; and, idly, that it is a taholefomefpirit. V. I mail conclude with a receipt which might have been confidered as of general importance in the feven-teenth century, and may prove of no lefs importance in the nineteenth. Bartholometu Carrichters, in his Secret, b. 2. c. 12. publifhed a recipe which is mightily...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1793 edition. Excerpt: ...in it; and fo, by re-«' moving all tendency to corruption, it is a comforter ' and a reftorative, and prefcrves and pro...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:July 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217091628

ISBN - 13:9780217091626

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