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. of your correspondents as may be well- A Remedy, fimple in its forf Appearance, withers to its further requesting, that yet found by Experiment not only to be the Catalogue may be brought down to very efficacious, bui even infallible, if the present time, with the prices, &c. of eariy omplied, against the tremendous the books, and where they may probably Consequences of the Bite of a mad Dog, be purchased.
made fublic for tbe common Benefit of The very respectable name of Moses
Mankind Williams being mentioned by Dr. Llew.
WHAT can be imagined more dread. clyn, brings to my recollection a circum- ful than a sudden transition from perfect
health to one of the most miserable conftance I have frequently been induced to fuppose rather strange and absurd ; and ditions to which man is liable? When though I have made the observation to the venom of the bite of a mad dog bemany men (whom I thought) of learning, gins to take effect, within a few days or yet I never heard it, poflibly owing to
werks the unhappy sufferer may become my ignorance, satisfactorily accounted hydrophobical, that is, dieading water, for. For instance (among many others
or any other liquid, in such a manner, which occur in title-pages to many Latin that at the very tight of it he falls into authors), in the title-page to 'Hywel terrible convulsions, and, n. twithstand. Dda's Laws it is added, " Quas ex variis ing he is tormented with an unquenchcodicibus manuscriptis eruit, interpreta. able thirst, it is impoflible for him to tione Latinâ, notis & glossario illuftravit swallow one single drop. By intervals Gulielmus Wortonus, S.T.P. adjuvante he is quite out of his lenses ; and when More Gulielmio, A.M. R. S. Soc. &c.”
the diicale attacks him to a very high de. Why Gulielmio, and not Williams ? gree, he becomes raving mad, inclined Why should a surname, the name of a
to wound or bice any body who comes family, which I always undertiood to be
wirbin bis reach: and when he is in this arbitrary and invariable, be Latinized - miserable ftate, in which no relief can be The Christian name may, I admit, be administered, it has more than once been Latinized; but why torture a furname? granted, as an act of mercy, to put an -If a Wella relation of Moses Wilo end to the life of such an unhappy man, liams were to look at the title-page al.
by smothering him betwixt two beds.Juded to, he never would be perfuaded What an aweful scene of misery ! that bis cousin had any connexion with Many years ago, this remedy, which I the work, as long as Gulielmio appeared here send you, has been known in the in the title page. However, if any of province of Groningen, and the adjacent your correspondents will be so kind as to districts, where my father was phyfician give the reason why this mode of La- for several years, and had often occation tinizing surnames is so universally adopt- to make trial of it. After repeated and ed, it will be taken as a particular fa
conftant success, my father judged this vour, assuring you that it is not from remedy fo beneficial to the human fpeidle curiosity that you are thus addreffed, cies, as to communicate it to the Meclical but from a desire of being better in: Society at Amsterdani, under the motto, formed.
Servandis civibus, in a letter dated GroAN ANTIENT BRITON. ningen, Aug. 17, 1781, under the title
of ** Observations on the Canine MadN.B. It would also be
ness." tory, if some of your learned corre.
The manner in which this remedy is fpondents would add a glossary or dialionary of the names and situations of places auihor deicribes in the following man
to be prepared, and must be taken, che famous for baciles, or other remarkable
ner, viz. Take three yolks of hen's eggs, occurrences, in the History of Wales.
and oil olive as much as will fill thrce
half egg-shells; put this together into a Mr. URBAN,
frying pan, on a gentle fire; by contiVOUR well-known humanity will, I nually riring it with a knife, mix it
well together, and continue duing this portant remedy here!ith cominunicated. till it turns to a conícrve, or thick joly, i ciam vo other merit than that of being which, when made, will fill a great teathe inftrument of its conveyance to your cup. valuable Repository.
The manner of using it is as follows: J. V. M. Minister of the He who is bitten must take the looner Englijo Cburcb, Rosterdam. the better after the bice, the cicet oi the
remedy being uncertain, if not applied thanked me in a very obliging manner, within nine day) the above mentioned with great satisfaction I took my leave. doses two succesive days, after he has In the month of June, 1770, my bro• falled fix hours, abstaining even from ther, now physiian in Groningen, was drink, which he likewile must do for fix birten, by a mall greyhound which we hours after he has taken it. When the had in our house, in one of his fingers patient has a wound, the wound must be so severely, that the wound bled very İcratched open twice a day, with a pen of much; immediately after he bit also our fire-wcod, for nine successive days, and two cats. Still we had not the least sur. every time the wound must be dretsed picion that the dog was mad, for nothing with some of the same remedy He who extraordinary appeared, and the wound only has played with and carelled such a was only drafted up with a linn rag. dog, or has been licked by the same, He ate and drank that u hole day as usual. takes (for precaution's fake) only the The next morning the deg was milling. abovementioned dose for one time. Not long atter, a roan came to our house,
To an animal, of what kind loever, and told us that our dog, which he had that is biiten, must be given, two succef fen about the distance of three miles, five days, a double portion of the fame must ceriainly be mad, for he had biten remedy; and neither meat nor drink, fix levéral dogs, and a threo which was in hours before, nor fix hours after. the fieids. The confidence which we
Notwithstanding little or no credit will had in this remedy prevented any very perhaps be given by many readers to this great aların. My brother took the refimple remedy, I mean now, by some medy, according to the prescription, and ftriking instances, to confirm the efficacy by the mercy of God was preferred trom of it against the horrible consequences of every il consequence.
Likewire the the bite of a mad dog, born in men and dogs which were bitten, and to whom in bealts. I have known this remedy this remedy was given, lawed no fump. almost from my infancy, and made use tonis of madness, and remained freet om of it as cases required.
every ili af st. But ihe th="p, which In the year 1765, in the month of had not takto.bis remedy, turned mad. May, on my voyage to my native ciiv, In attestation of the great cfficaci thi London, to visit my friends residing remedy poil tes in cates where aninals there, passing through' Amfierdam, it here are bitten by a mad dog, I think the tol. I had remained some days, I came acci- lowing experiment on two dogs will be dentally to the Binnen Amftel, where I fufficient. saw many people collected together.com Mr. J. Fr van der Piepen, living at Enquiring the reason, fome of ine fpec- the roule of Mr. J. Sook, a late retators told me, that there was a man, who nowned physician in this city, as his ata had bien come home about an hour, ivic tendant opithecary *, at my detile com. ten by a mad dog, and that he had a wite musicated ihe tollowing case. and thre: chikaren. Elaced wien joy and In the beginning of the year 1737, hope that I could help this man, i de. the 8th of January, Mr. van der Piepen fired them to let me país Coming into in the terenowo having been out ou tome the hole, I found the whole tamily in butinels, intending to go into the froule, tears, for it was well known that the dog accompanied with two spaniels, afcenda which tiad wounded the man was turned ing the lupo saw a litile dog coming up, mad. I addrefled mylelt to the man, which bit one of his cog: : thic other consoled him, and allured them all, that, sought to save himselt by tight, but was if they would submit to my advice, there baten with so much forv, that a part of was not the lealt danger. I gave them a his car was torn off. Bendles chele, Mr. prescription of the abovementioned re van der Pepen saw two oiher dogs bicien medy, and the manner in wluch it was to by the same. This accident being rebe taken. In my return home, accord- lared to Mr. Scook, and it alio being reing to the promise I had made them at poite i thai a little dog in the neighbourmy departure, paiting through Ainter- 1091 wash.come mad, and this ieng a. dam again, which was in the month of terwurus confirmed; Mr. Stvuk drtico, Anguit of the fime year, I paid then another visit. To my great joy, I found * In this city it is a privilege of some plythat the inan had made ule of only reneur, sicians to deliver to their patients medicines and that he continued quite whole and prewed by apothecarita at their own found. After the whole family had huules, GENT. MAG. O Elcber, 1791.
to prevent all mischief, that both the man was already hydrophobical, and had dogs should be thot; to which Mr. van been bitten by a mad dog, which he af. der Piepen could not give his consent, re terwards related to his wife; on which collecting that he had read somewhere of the with great astonishment answered, a remedy against the consequences of the “Oh, that is true ; but we did not know bite of a mad dog. Finding this in the the animal was mad. It was a little dog, printed Records of the Medical Society at and happened about fix weeks ago." Amsterdam abovementioned, at his re After this discovery, the Doctor himself quelt Mr. Stook consented to make trial took the trouble to prepare the aforesaid of this remedy.-With this design, the remedy, to be certain of the effect it dogs were securely chained to their ken. might have in this first trial. It was the nels; the remedy, consisting of oil and third day that he dreaded water. The eggs, was given them, according to the man took this remedy; and, observe, in prescription ; and the consequence was, a little while after he asked to drink, and that both the dogs were saved.
drank more than a pint of clear water The fingular effe&t which this remedy with great ease, and aitesling a pleasure had on these dogs was, that they both beyond all delcription. Half an hour swear, all over their bodies, to such a after, he began to vomit plentifully a degree, that the inside of their kennels blackih matter, resembling curdled blood; was stained with it, and adhered so much after that he drank again, and as much to the walls, that great labour was ne as was sufficient to quench his great cessary in order to scrub it off. The thirst; though within fix or seven hours stench was so strong, as Mr. Stook told after this he died.- Almost the same was me, that only for a small time he could the issue in the other case. The patient remain in the room where the dogs were; having token the abovenamed remedy, and almost all their hair was fallen off. the hydrophobia abated, he drank plen
By this case I doubt not but every im- tifully, vomited the like matter continu, partial reader will be convinced of the ally, but he also died, the next day.” great efficacy this remedy has on the ani Notwithstanding the pacients last men. mal body, as it forced the sweat through tioned could not be restored, or preserved the pores of their skin (otherwise not na. from death, I think, however, ihese ex• tural in this kind of animal), and of such amples give a striking proof of the great an acridicy, as to make their hairs fail off. eff &t of this remedy to relieve the hyThat the little dog, by which the Spaniels drophobia in such a manner, that they were bitten, has been mad, is proved by could drink with eale, and quench their the neighbour's dog, which had been great thirst; a temporary pleasure to locked up for some davs, kaving given such unhappy men in their lati moments. evident figns of the hydrophobia, and for -As this remedy is of that great power that reason was killed infantly.
to remove the hydrophobia, I think we That the abovementioned remedy,' may conclude with contidence, on good confiling of oil and e: gs, has great power foundation of realon, that, when this reeven when the hudrophobia is perceived, medy is duly prepared and taken, under though not fufficient to save the person's God's blefling it may be of that effect, as life, will appear from the two examples well in man as in beat, to prevent all which my father has related in the above the dreadful consequences of the bite of mentioned Obfervations.
a mad dog., “ Above all, to ihew the great power That the abovementioned remedy, how of this remedy by experience, I will give simple foever in its arpearance, may be two instances, many years ago commu
of that salutiferous effect as to prevent nicated to me by the very learned Mr. the confequences of the bite of a mad C. Eb. Muller, formerly a celebrated dog, will become more credible, if we physician at Amterdam.-The two men make our reflexions on the oil olive fimlived in ihe luvurbs. They both were ply considered. This oil appears loft to much indisposed, without knowing what the touch, and makes the bodies to which was the inatter with them. The wife of it is applied imooth and pliant. A drop one of them told the phytician, ber of the oil, applied to the wound made by husband could not drink, fumeshing was the bite or iting of a bee, warp, or any amils with his throat, &c --- Mr. Muller other inlit of that fort, wiil tooo take ordered directiv a glass tumbler full of away the pain and swelling caused theree water, and a ffered it to the patient, up. by. In the firli application it will give on which he tellinto trong convulfions; exquisite pain, but it ceales very soon.which proved to Mr. Muller, that the That the simple oil olive has even the
power to destroy totally the venom of the sence of many gentlemen. The venom Ring or the bite of a viper, and, when infected him a little while after ; his foon enough applied, to prevent the bad hand and thumb, and other parts of the consequences of the bite of that animal, has body, were seen to swell to that degree, been already long known in England. This that, to get his cloaths off, they were also my father has known by experience obliged to rip the seams up, which made in the year 1763. In the month of June it plainly appear that the venom worked he was sent for to a young man, about in him. His wife (who came to allist five-and-twenty years of age, plethoric, him) got leave of the gentlemen to perand sound of body. He was informed, form the cure. She made a good quanthat the patient, having been out to his city of oil olive warm, and rubbed thereturf-lands, was bitten by a viper in his with continually the affected and swoln leg. With much pain and difficulty, he parts (by intervals also he took a spoontold my father, he had been more than ful of oil inwardly), till the swelling two hours on the road, though he had and other symptoms abated, and the knew not been three miles from his house.- the venom was destroyed. He was laid His leg and belly were much swelled ; on a couch prepared for him, and made he was restless, thirsty, feverish, and very warm : be fell into a gentle Neep, acfull of pain. On my father's order, the companied with a mild perspiration.oil olive was inmediately made warm, After fix or seven hours, he was quite and the swoln parts rubbed therewith well, rose up, and, after he had taken continually. After some time, with re. something to refreth himself, to the surpeated application, all the mentioned prize and satisfaction of all the gentle. symptoms seemingly abated. In confi. men present, the viper-catcher and his dence that the power of the venom was wife, very well satisfied with their predestroyed, the patient was advised to go mium, took their leave of the gentlemen, into a warm bed, where he fell into a and returned home. refreshing sleep, and into a free perspira This fact was inserted, by Dr. Morti. tion. After lome hours he role, very mer of London, in the Philosophical much refreshed; and the happy conse- Transactions, vol. XL. P. 153. quence was, that, the next day, or the As the single oil olive is found to he ciay following, he was quite recovered, of that effekt, not only to prevent the fit for his daily labour, and remained in mischiefs of the bite of a viper, but also good health
to cure the symptoms of the same when After this riiñe my father recommend- apparent, which I have proved by these ed to several perfons, usually going into inttances, with a view to secure more the fields or turf-lands to do their work, confidence in the remedy ag-inst the to take with them a bottle of oil olive, dieadful consequences of the bite of a for precaution's fake, which had been mad dog, and which I think of more pe• applied by many in fimilar caies with culiar value, as it is simple, almoltala fucceis.
ways at hand, and may be by every bouy, Of this manner of curing the bite of a foon prepared ; this communication, Sir, viper (as related to me by my father) is I hope, may be accepe le; and that it given the following proof. As it had may, by the bleiling of God, be' uteful been thought always necetlary, in order to mankind, is the fincere with of your to cure the bire of thac animal, to make molt humble servant, use of viper oil, that is, oil olive in
A. J. AUGUSTUS LOOFF, which a viper had died; William Oliver, Aug. 13. Phyfcian at Rotterdam. a riper-catcher living at Bath, adarelled P.S. For the good of mankind, I hope himicif to the College of Phyficians in these tew lines will be inserted in your London, and offered to give a proof, in valuable Magazine, which ha: so extenhis own person, ihat the angle oil olive five a spread, and for which reason I bad the power to cure the lite of a vi- have made choice of yours as the vehicle per ; whose offer was accepted by the of its conveyance to the publick.--IE g ustemen of the faculty, who prom 11:! you infecthis, I will send you, lomelum a reward of fifty pounds Wiren lie te henc, 19 yonlerva:ions on the most had given the proof.
probable fut cause of cabine nudness. The man, who was near leventy years of age, with bis wide, come on the apo
**VERUS,Vn the lamu fun; est, came pointed day, which was the filt of June, after this article was preplul for the 1734.--!lc fuitised himself to be bit by pres; buc thuil have plies near mənti. a viper in the liand and thumb, in pice
Mr. UPBAN, Lincolnsbire, Aug. 1. distinction, impaling Clapham, Argent, IN N the chance of Pinchbeck church, on a bend, Azure, 7 Aeurs-de-lis, Or.
near Spalding, in the county of Lin No, 10. Lamhart. coln, has lately been taken down a b.ick No. 11. Lambart, with the annulet, jamb, on which was fixed, and partly impaling Crely Argeni, a lion rampant covered with mort-r, a gilt brass plaie, double-tailed, Sable. thirty-fix inches high by thirty inches No. 12. Quarterly, i and 4, Lambart wide, on which is engraven and painted of Lincolnshire. Gules, a chevron, Ar. twenty-seven coats of arms, linked to gent, and chief checky, Or and Azure; gether as in the inclosed sketch. In 2 and 3, Cresiy, imp ling quarterly, ! some of the charges the colours are so and 4, Lambart, Gules, 3 Narcissuses, much defaced as to make ihem doubr- Argent, pierced of the held; 2 and 3, ful. The coat No. 26 is upon the Pickering, Argent, a lion rampant and garments of a lady, who is kneeling be- bordure, Azure. fore an altar tomb, and under her this No. 13. Quarterly, 1 and 4, Lambart inscription :
of Lincolnshire; 2, Lambart of York“ Quid tumuli structura! micat post fu- thire ; 3, Crefly; 4, Pickering; impalnera virtus,
ing Vere, quarterly, Gules and Or, in Tecta licet faxo corpora noftra jacent. the first quarter a mullet, Argent, and Lamberti conjux fuit hæc Margreta Johannis in the middle chief point an escutcheon,
Carra, sun celebris fanguine, clara viro. Argent, charged with a cross, Gules. Ex quibus hic genitus proavis infignia mon No. 14. Quarterly, 1, Lambart of Itrant,
Lincolnshire; 2, Lambart of Yorkshire; Ad quosilla genus ftemmati
3, Crelly ; 4. Pickering. Poft decies octo vivebat quatuor annos, No. is as No. 14, impaling Clifford. Moribus, ingenio candida, firma fide.
Checky, Or and Azure, a fels, Gules. Seculafexque decem cum Christus pleveret anJunius octavi fervidus inde rapit.” [nos,
No. 16 as No. 14, impaling quarterly,
1, Whitacre, Argent, 3 mascles, Sable; As I believe this curious monument, or pedigree of arms, is antique, and not Sable, on a chief of the fecond 3 escal.
2, Danby, Argent, 3 chevrons interlaced, noticed in Gervas Hoilis's MS. of Lin- lops of the first; 3, Lambart of Yorkcolo ihire Church Notes, I take the li- thire; 4, Pickering, berty of requesting a description of the
No. 17. Quarterly, 1, Lambart of arms, &c. may have a place in your Lincolnshire ; 2, Lambart of York. valuable Magazine; where I hope fome shire ; 3, Cressy; 4, Pickering ; 5, of your learned correspondents will fa- Whitacre ; 6, Danby, with a crescent your me with a further elucidation.
for difference : impaling quarterly, !, Yours, &c. R. TAYLOR
Wykes, Argent, a chevron engrailed, BLAZON OF THE ARMS. Gules, between 3 crosses moline, Sable; No. 1. William ibe Conqueror. Gules, 2, Whitacre; 3, Danby; 4, Lambart of 2 lions passant guardant in pale Or, im: Yorkshire; 5, Pickering; 6, Gules. paling girony of 12, Or and Azure, an No. 18. Quarterly, I and 4, Lambart escurçheon, Gules, for his wife Maud, of Lincoloshire: 2d and 34, Lambart of daughter of Baldwin, Earl of Flanders. Yorkfire ; impaling Bukok, Or, a game
No. 2. Warren. Ćhecky, Or and A. cock, Sable. zure, impaling William the Conqueror's No. 19, Quarterly, as No. 18, imaro's, for William, Earl of Warren and paling Carr, Gules, on a chevion Ar. Surrey, and his wife Gundreda, duuglio gent, 3 etoiles, Suble. ter of the Conqueror.
No, 20. Quarterly, as No. 18, im. No.
3. Lambers of Yorkshire, Gules, paling Dymock, Sable, 2 lions pallani in 3. Narcillus flowers, Argent, pierced of pale, Argent, ducally crowned, Or. the field, impaling Ross, Gults, 3 water
No. 21. Carr, Gules, on a chevron, bougers, Or.
Argent, three eco:les, Sable. No. 4. Warren, single.
No. 22, Carr, with a ciescent for dif. No,
5. Lambart impaling Warren. ference, in paling Ogle, Argent, a less No. 6. Lambarrimpal ng Mugnaville, beciveen 3 crefceuts, Giles. Eail of Elex, quarterly, Or anu Guies, No. 23 Carr, impaling, Ermnine, a an elcarbuncie, -able.
No. 24. Carr, impaling Malham. No. 8, Lambart.
Gules, 3 chevrone.s brased, Argent, on No. 9. Lumbart, with an annuler for a chief, Or, a liun pallant, Azure.