The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1826 Wednesday, 27 September 2000.
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.