Posted by The Mysterious H.C. on June 29, 1998 at 19:24:22:
In response to How did one care for "black eyes" or bruises of the face?, written by Mary Collette on June 29, 1998 at 12:30:37
] Am posting this to enquire as to how a "black eye"
] was treated in the Regency Era?
I was picking up Dickens' Pickwick Papers (written about 1836) the other day, contemplating whether I ever would read it, and I did get to about the second chapter. Pretty near the beginning, one character suggests laying raw beefsteak on a black eye...
- Thanks Mr. Churchyard Mary Collette 18:17:45 6/30/98 (1)
- Sorry, Mary, but..... Caroline 23:29:41 6/30/98 (0)
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