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1 See B. xv. c. 24.
2 An emulsion of them fresh, with honey, might be useful, Fée thinks, in such a case.
3 Either of these additions would certainly neutralize the good effects of the emulsion. The addition of raisin wine, however, is recommended by Dioscorides.
4 See B. xiii. c. 10.
5 They are of no efficacy whatever for such a purpose.
6 See B. xv. c. 25. They are no longer used in medicine, and, as Fée says, it is extremely doubtful if they possess any of the properties here attributed to them.
7 They are still looked upon as very nourishing, as, indeed, is the case with all the feculent fruits.
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