The Past is a Foreign...Something

FYI, Pt. 2

Or, Running Hot and Cold


Regarding that earlier notice, some helpful advice from the Barre Gazette (Barre, MA), 9 August 1839, p. 2.

When the paralysis of the stomach takes place from drinking ice water, a teaspoon of cayenne in a cup of hot water, repeated every twenty or thirty minutes, will subdue the chills and restore perspiration.

Also, in the same column:

Perhaps they had better do it know. [sic] In old times, when editors were short of matter for their papers, they used to fill them up with a chapter or two from the Bible.


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