A CURE FOR CATTLE

Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland

By Lady Francesca Wilde

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Take nine leaves of the male crowfoot, plucked on a Sunday night; bruise them on a stone that never was moved since the world began, and never can be moved. Mix with salt and spittle, and apply the plaster to the ear of the sick beast. Repeat this three times for a man, and twice for a horse.

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