An attempt to explain whence the virtues of the Bath waters proceed

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Scope and Content

Manuscript poem which wittily suggests that the waters of Bath work their cures not as a result of salts and minerals but because women bathe in them, thereby sending forth healing

Administrative / Biographical History

The author of the poem is unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Peter Murray Hill Ltd, October 1958


In English

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