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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.



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