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Animal Simples approved for modern Uses of Cure

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Animal Simples approved for modern Uses of Cure ULB Düsseldorf +3083 147 01 AN I MAL SIMPLES APPROVED FOR MODERN USES OF CURE. UNtVERSircTSBItUOTHEK - «lt«ri<ii;A* Abt. - DÜSSfclOÖRF V%1 ol ANIMAL SIMPLES APPROVED FOR MODERN USES OF CURE. W. T. FERNIE, M.I). Author of "Herbai Simples," "Botankal Oittlines," etc., etc. " If the rascal have not given me medicines to make me love him, l'll be hanget!." King Henry lf, Pakt I— Act II, Sc. II. BRISTOL: JOHN WRIGHT & CO. LONDON: SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, HAMILTON, KENT & CO., Ltd HIRSCHFELD BROS., 82, HIGH HOLBORN. 1899. JOHN VVRIGHT AMD CO., PRIMTEBB AND PUBLI8HBRS, BBIBTOL. " Round about the Cauldron go : In the poison'd entrails throw— Toad, that under coldest stone Days and nights has't thirty-ono Swelter'd venom sleeping got, Boil thou first i' the charmed pot! " Fillet of a fenny snake In the Cauldron boil and bake: Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tonguo of dog, Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting, Lizard's leg, owlet's wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil, and babble ! " Scale of dragon, tooth of wolf, Witohos' mummy; maw, and gulf Of the ravin'd salt-sea shark ; Hoot of hemloek, digged i' the dark, Liver of blaspheming Jew, Gall of goat, and slips of yew, Silver'd in the moon's eclipse ; Nose of Turk, and Tartar'a lips ; Finger of birth-strangled habe, Ditch-deliver'd by a drab, Make the gruel thick and slab : Add thereto a tiger's chaudron, For the ingredients of our Cauldron. " Double, double toil and trouble : Fire, burn : and Cauldron, bubble ! Cool it with a baboon's blood, Then the charm is firm and good." Thb Witohes— Macbeth, Act iv, Sc. : " Saud prorsus indignum qui in juniorum, ot rure dcgentium mcdicorum gratiam typis mandetur "— (1700). PREFACE. In our eager boyish days, when a travelling exhibition of wild beasts came to visit the neigbbourhood, with an imposing procession of elephants, cameis, monkeys, lion-tamers, gilded ca

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