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1 "Oleum cicinum." See B. xv. c. 7.
2 It is still used in medicine for the same purpose.
3 "Præcordia;" either the diaphragm, or the parts above it, such as the heart and chest.
4 See B. ix. c. 52.
5 See B. xv. c. 7.
6 Fée is at a loss to know how these wicks could have been made: most probably, however, the seeds were beaten up into a pulp for the purpose. The oil is still used for lamps in some countries, though, as Pliny says, in consequence of its extreme thickness, the light it gives is not good.
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