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Thursday, December 16, 2010
John Wesley's cure for raging madness
Apparently Wesley was something of a physician as well as a preacher. One of my colleagues has a copy of his book "
Primitive physic: or, an easy and natural method of curing most diseases
". Never having seen this before I have found it a fascinating insight into medical treatments in the late 18th century.
Here is his cure for raging madness:
You can read the full book in Google Books by
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