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half full of boiling water. The sieve should have a hole cut in the side, so as to admit the wrist, and the hand to rest on the hair bottom; and the whole is to be covered with a large piece of flannel or a small blanket.
The sea, lakes, rivers, and springs, when
Cold water, salt or fresh, applied to different parts of the body, from.......
under fifteen years
A man under twenty
5 grains. 8 grains.
above twenty-one the full dose, or 1 drachm. above sixty-five the inverse ratio of the foregoing.
N.B.- Females, in general, require smaller doses of medicines than males.
The disagreeable taste, which almost all medicines leave on the palate, is best destroyed by chewing a small portion of biscuit. If biscuit be not at hand, the mouth may be rinsed with a little pure water.
ACCOMPLISHMENTS, folly of neglecting, 391.
Acquaintance, selection of, 32.
scandal not to be encouraged amongst our, ib.
Flatterers to be shunned as, 39.
Afternoon, occupations for, 389.
Age, old, virtues and peculiarities of, 461–465.
Art, collections of works of, 115.
Acidity, in infants, 359.
Bowels, inflammation of, 285.
Bricks, box of, as an amusement for children, 188.
Cards, and conversaziones, see Evening Parties, 103, 104.
Carving, directions for, 82-92.
Charity and benevolence, 117.
Charity, a religious duty, 487. Subscriptions to a, 487.
Child-birth, see Lying-in-room, 336.
Children, general remarks on the maladies incident to, 272.
China, old, collection of, 116-229. Cement for, 232.
Cod, helping to, 92. Choice of, 258.
Confinement, see Lying-in-room, 536. Number of persons in
Convalescence, treatment at time of, 291–300.
Cook, qualifications of, 153–161. Wages of, see Servants, and
Cookery, books, 264.
Correspondence, 27. Extensive, discouraged, 28. Conceal-
ment of, from either party, 29.
or how far admissible, 29, 30, 31.
Under what circumstances
Day, plan for the business of the, 387.
Daughters, their admission into sick room encouraged, 286.
Decoction of Iceland Liverwort, 326.
Deportment, propriety of, 448.
Devotion, see Religious Duties, 470.
Dinner parties, 68. Choice of
compose, and num-