FOR THE BITE OF A MAD DOG

Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland

By Lady Francesca Wilde

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Six ounces of rue, four ounces of garlic, two ounces of Venice treacle, and two ounces of pewter filings. Boil for two hours in a close vessel, in two quarts of ale, and give a spoonful fasting each morning till the cure is effected. The liquor is to be strained before use.

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