Excerpt From Folk Medicine, Vol 4 A Chapter In The History Of Culture It Cannot Be Altogether Vain To Hope That Reasons For Investiga Tion, Of A Precise Kind, May Also Be Found In The Beliefs Which Are Treated Of In The Following Pages, And, Although It Has Always Been With Hesitation That I Have Allowed Myself To Do Than Place My Notes Before My Readers, Yet These Beliefs, Like Living Things, Have A Beginning And A Reason, And Some Indulgence May Perhaps Be Allowed To One Who Finds His Barque Sailing Among Strange Islands I May Go Further, And Affirm That In The Matter Of That Which Follows There Is Much Which Deserves Attention The Facts Are, Indeed, So Scattered Up And Down The Pages Of Travels And His Tories, Of Voyages And Tales, That It Is Easy To Excuse Even A Man Interested In The Proper Study Of Mankind Having But Hazy Notions Of The Thoughts Of His Rural Countrymen On Such A Subject Yet, Apart From Other Things, We Have In The Folk Medicine Which Still Exists The Unwritten Record Of The Be Ginning Of The Practice Of Medicine And Surgery About The Publisher Forgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.com This Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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