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Re: Paris' poor physics
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1826  Wednesday, 27 September 2000.

From:           Sean Lawrence <
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Date:           Tuesday, 26 Sep 2000 19:17:48 -0700
Subject: 11.1815 Re: Paris' poor physics
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.1815 Re: Paris' poor physics

Larry Weiss asks, in his semi-rhetorical way:

> A semi-rhetorical question:  What part of the practice of humoral
> medicine was absolutely right?  Blood letting to correct sanguinity?

Wine-drinking was widely approved by way of increasing sanguinity.  The
whole deal with sanguinity, of course, is hogwash, but wine is good for
you.  Or at least, you feel better.

Cheers,
Se

 

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