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Page 26 - ... ("Saxon Leechdoms," lib. ip 18.) " Against a boring worm . . . burn to ashes a man's head-bone or skull; put it on with a pipe." — (Idem, vol. ii. p. 127, article "Leech Book.") Man. . . . Take the skull of a man that was never buried, and beate it into powder. (" The Secrets of Physicke," Theophrastus Paracelsus, Eng.