The Ladies Book of Useful Information

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Author: Anonymous
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 81,044 / 242 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.5
LoC Categories: LC, RA
Downloads: 4,953
Added to site: 2008.08.20
mnybks.net#: 21797
Origin: gutenberg.org
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is a book written expressly for women. This book is full from cover to cover of useful and necessary information for women. Never before has so much knowledge with which women should be acquainted been printed in one book. It is a perfect storehouse of useful facts. Almost every lady spends many dollars every year for cosmetics, medicines, household articles, etc., which this book would save her.

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mptoms, then you are afflicted with Dyspepsia, and should endeavor to obtain relief. "Dyspeptic Ley" is a certain cure. It is easily prepared, and should be taken by everyone who is afflicted with any of the above distressing symptoms.

The same chapter tells how to cure Ague, Intermittent Fever, Neuralgia, Sick Headache, Neuralgic Headache, Rheumatism, Dysentery, Epileptic Fits, Hysteria, Bleeding of the Lungs, Coughs, Bowel Complaint, Scrofula, Worms, Sore Eyes, Cholera, Piles, Warts, Corns, Deafness, Inverted Toe-nail, etc.

All these diseases are described, together with the best method of treating them.

Chapter eleven

teaches how to Prepare Nourishment for the Sick Room. Very few people know how to prepare nourishment for the sick. This chapter teaches how to prepare a great number of nourishing dishes. Every lady should know how to prepare food for the sick, as at some time or other there is almost certain to

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Average Rating of 4 from 2 reviews: ****
2012.02.23
M.E.
*****

The health and beauty section is a great laugh. Don't expect to find anything useful unless you have a hearty supply of lime, mercury, and are willing to kill a sperm whale.

2010.01.14
sibby
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reccomends the use of biochloride mercury


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