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Fife Folk-Lore: Cures for whooping cough and other ailments

Cures for Whooping Cough: (1) Passing the child under the belly of a donkey; (2) Carrying the child until you meet a rider on a white (or a piebald) horse, and asking his advice: what he advises has to be done; (3) Taking … Continue reading

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