Thanks Mr. Churchyard
Posted by Mary Collette on June 30, 1998 at 18:17:45:
In response to One source..., written by The Mysterious H.C. on June 29, 1998 at 19:24:22
] ] 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...
My Dear Mr. Churchyard,
Thanks for your answer, but I was looking for something in the
in the medicinal line. Something for Mary to use.
- Sorry, Mary, but..... Caroline 23:29:41 6/30/98 (0)
Posting followups to old messages is disabled; instead go to the main index and post a new message which mentions this one.