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#A precious treasury of twenty rare secrets most necessary, pleasant, and profitable for all sorts of people / published by Signier Francisco Dickinson ...#

##Dickinson, Francisco.## A precious treasury of twenty rare secrets most necessary, pleasant, and profitable for all sorts of people / published by Signier Francisco Dickinson ... Dickinson, Francisco.

##General Summary##

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  2. 2006-10 Apex CoVantage Keyed and coded from ProQuest page images
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##Content Summary##

#####Front#####

  1. The Contents of this Book.

#####Body##### I. How to make hair to grow.TAke half a pound of Aqua Mellis, in the ſpring time of the year, warm a _ I. How to make hair to grow.

_ II. How to write letters either Black, Blew, Red, or Green, without Pen or Inke.

_ III. How to write letters of ſecrets ſeverall wayes that can be read by none without this inſtruction following.

_ IV. How any that in neceſsity are troubled with Lice or any other Vermin may deſtroy them ſuddenly.

_ V. How to make a Horſe to have a good hoof.

_ VI. How to make Wine to be Odoriferous.

_ VII. How to make strong Vineger.

_ VIII. How to make haire of any colour to become black.

_ IX. How to make a Candle burn in water and endure a long time.

_ X. How to keep Wine from ſowring.

_ XI. How to ripen muskmelons, and ſuch other fruit before their ſeaſon.

_ XII. How to clear your feet from ſweat.

_ XIII. How to take out ſpots of Oyl or Greace.

_ XIV. How to keep Meat freſh and ſweet a long time without ſalt.

_ XV. How to ma•e a Powder that will make good Ink in an inſtant.

_ XVI. How to cure the Ague quartan, tertian, or quotidian.

_ XVII. How to appeaſe t•e pain of the Toothach.

_ XVIII. How to make haire grow where there is none.

_ XIX. How to make a moſt wholſome and pleaſing meſſe of Broth for a ſick body though his stomack be never ſo weak for other things.

_ XX. How to make ones hands and face ſmooth and faire.

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