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A88003208 - A Folk Medicine Handbook from the Early American Republic: or, How to Be a Pow-Wow Doctor

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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

Entry: A Folk Medicine Handbook from the Early American Republic: or, How to Be a Pow-Wow Doctor - A88003208
Author: Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China - U1590784

Halloween is coming up soon. A good time to read America's most famous grimoire, in German and English.

Also: in a Post discussion, I happened to mention that York, PA, was a weird place. This entry partly explains why.

smiley - dragon


A88003208 - A Folk Medicine Handbook from the Early American Republic: or, How to Be a Pow-Wow Doctor

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SashaQ - happysad

Interesting Entry - thank you.

I've seen the 'opera tenet' magic square before but didn't realise it could be used to protect cattle.

Running one's fingers between one's toes and smelling it helps, but more to check if one has athlete's foot than to cure a cold smiley - laugh

I wondered who used the expression 'you have one of the best minds of the 13th Century', but I found it http://www.forbes.com/sites/johnfarrell/2012/02/13/rick-santorum-and-the-13th-century

smiley - ok


A88003208 - A Folk Medicine Handbook from the Early American Republic: or, How to Be a Pow-Wow Doctor

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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

smiley - laugh I think that line was stolen from Franz Werfel in 'Jakobovsky und der Oberst', but he may have mentioned a different century for the Polish colonel.

Glad you liked it!


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