The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking

Adapted to Domestic Use or Study in Classes

Author: Helen Campbell
Language: English
Wordcount: 80,539 / 243 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.3
LoC Category: TX
Downloads: 2,357
Added to site: 2005.03.15
mnybks.net#: 10010
Genre: Cooking
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conditions of health are, abundant supply of pure air, and free admission of sunlight to every nook and cranny. Even with imperfect or improper food, these two allies are strong enough to carry the day for health; and, when the three work in harmony, the best life is at once assured.

If the house must be on the lowlands, seek a sandy or gravelly soil; and avoid those built over clay beds, or even where clay bottom is found under the sand or loam. In the last case, if drainage is understood, pipes may be so arranged as to secure against any standing water; but, unless this is done, the clammy moisture on walls, and the chill in every closed room, are sufficient indication that the conditions for disease are ripe or ripening. The only course in such case, after seeking proper drainage, is, first, abundant sunlight, and, second, open fires, which will act not only as drying agents, but as ventilators and purifiers. Aim to have at least one open fire in the house. It is not an extravagance, but an essential,

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