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Grace_, in a gallon of running Water, till a pottle be consumed, strain it, and put two Ounces of _Staves-acre_ poudered, and bathe them with it warm.
Staves-acre! that's good to kill vermin: then, belike, if I serve you, I shall be lousy.
The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus From the Quarto of 1616 Christopher Marlowe 1578