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To make the same in Oseletts. chapter .xlv. TAke a little of the fyne powder of Sallow, or wyllow Coles, mix it wt som of your fumigatio last before named: in the makyng work them wel together, then fashion it with .iii. or .iiii. feet alyke a Cloue. and when it is dry kyndle the ende of it at a quick Cole, & it wyll yelde a sweet sauour, put not to muche coles for the it wyl sauor of the, put not to little Coles, for then it wyll not kepe fyre: put not to much Storax liquida, for then it wyll be too brittle and to moyste, and wyll not lightly drye: therfore it shalbe well to haue som Gume of ye Cheritree or Plumtree, which they call Gume Arabick, disolue some of it in swete water tyl it be liquide and toughe, with this gather your Oselets, or other fumygations. [The Treasurie of commodious Conceits (England, 1573 - J. Holloway, transcr.)] (permanent link)

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