Culina Famulatrix MedicinŠ: Or, Receipts in Modern Cookery, with a Medical Commentary

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T. Wilson and R. Spence, 1806 - Cookery, English - 308 pages
 

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Page 267 - Strength and honour are her clothing; And she shall rejoice in time to come. She openeth her mouth with wisdom; And in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household, And eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up and call her blessed; Her husband also, and he praiseth her.
Page 266 - She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.
Page 266 - The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.
Page 61 - The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.
Page 135 - By observing the degree of heat obtained by different kinds of motion, we may form an estimate of the quantity of exercise given by each. Thus, for example, if you turn out to walk in winter with cold feet, in an hour's time you will be in a glow all over ; ride on horseback, the same effect will scarcely be perceived by four hours...
Page 266 - She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens.
Page 139 - GOUT. Even so. During the summer you went there at six o'clock. You found the charming lady, with her lovely children and friends, eager to walk with you, and entertain you with their agreeable conversation ; and what has been your choice? Why to sit on the terrace, satisfying yourself with the fine prospect, and passing your eye over the MT.
Page 266 - She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet. She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple.
Page 133 - Immediately afterward you sit down to write at your desk, or converse with persons who apply to you on business. Thus the time passes till one, without any kind of bodily exercise. But all this I could pardon, in regard, as you say, to your sedentary condition. But what is your practice after dinner. Walking in the beautiful gardens of those friends with whom you have dined would be the choice of men of sense : yours is to be fixed down to chess, where you are found engaged for two or three hours...
Page 132 - But let us examine your course of life. While the mornings are long, and you have leisure to go abroad, what do you do? Why, instead of gaining an appetite for breakfast, by salutary exercise, you amuse yourself, with books, pamphlets, or newspapers, which commonly are not worth the reading. Yet you eat an inordinate breakfast, four dishes of tea, with cream, and one or two buttered toasts, with slices of hung beef, which I fancy are not things the most easily digested.

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