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Delaun Reviv'd, Ʋiz. A Plain and ſhort diſcourſe of that Famous DOCTOR'S PILLS, Their Uſe and Ʋirtues. VVith Choice Receipts for the Cure of the Scurvy, Dropſy, Jaundies, Ʋenereal and other Diſeafes.

Before I ſpeak to this Famous Medicine, I will declare who Delaun was; Then, the Price of his Pill and how to take it, and of its ſeveral Virtues in order, in ſuch Plain words, as the weakeſt capacity may underſtand:

And I intreat thoſe who hope for help hereby, would throughly Read this ſhort book, and obſerve my Directions for their own good and the Authors's Credit.

THis Famous Author was not like any the Quacks of this Age, whom the Honourable London Colleagues could com­ptrol,who De­laun was as they did Bromfield of Fetter Lane moſt deſer­vedly, and compell'd him to pay Forty marks; for that, that he, though the chief of the Pill-ſellers, was never bred to Phyſick, or had Learning enough to underſtand his Accedence; Mr. Scott in Grubſtreet Attorney for the Colledge, who proſecuted many others, will averr this truth: which, if Bromfield (or2 any for him (caſe he cannot ſpell) deny, in Print, my Next will give you a farther account of the man and his Medicine.

No, Delaun was the honour and Ornament of this Colledge, and the Apothecaries Company; he was firſt and Founder of their Hall where his Effigies is now erected, he was Doctor and Apothecary to Queen Ann, King James, and Charles the firſt; he had thirty ſeven children by one wife, lived 97 years and dy'd worth more thouſands of pounds which he bequeathed to Hoſpitals and his numerous Of-ſpring, amongſt which, he was attended with no leſs than ſixty Grandchildren at his lamented Funeral in Black-fryers.

My own knowledge in Phyſick I acknowledge to Pharmacy, being bred under that great Inquirer into Nature Dr. Willam Harvey, as his Apo­thecary, who above all Catharticks, having Experimented this Pill, commended it to the world, as the moſt friendly to Nature, and effe­ctually in ſweetning the blood, and maintaining it's Circulation, whereof (to England's glory) he was the true Author.

And, this Pill having before and ſince, paſt the Teſt of the moſt Scru­tinous, and in ſuch eſteem now, that not only the City, Court, and Coun­try,Allow'd by the Colledge. prefer it, but the very Collegiate Doctors preſcribe it to their Pa­tients; and they themſelves and Families actually take it, from my own hands: which I deny any other to be thus grac'd, thus Juſtified.

The Price of, and how to take this Pill.

Note, that in and about London the Poor (who may fetch them every day,The price and rea­ſons thereof. as they uſe them) may buy one ſingle Pill clos'd in a Paper box gilt with Gold, and coſts but ſix pence, yet is a ſufficient Purge for moſt Con­ſtitutions, but, to remote parts I ſend only whole Boxes or half boxes of Tin, containing 6 or 3, Price three ſhillings, or eighteenpence, ſealed with three Scallop ſhels on a Bend Ingrail'd, and 'tis hop'd, that none will murmure that every Pill ſhould coſt ſix pence. A Lark excels a Kite; And who can expect a pleaſant Purge, (preſcrib'd and allow'd by a Con­ſult of the moſt towering Judgements, and Compounded of the moſt coſtly Ingredients that Art or Nature ever yeilded) for leſs than ſix pence.

Note further,The big­neſs of the Pill. that this Pill is ſo inviting to the Eye and Smell and of ſuch eaſy Operation, that thoſe who once take it bid adieu to all other Phyſick; and it's bulk is but as a grey Pea, and may be divided into two, ten, or twenty Pills at pleaſure, and then, ſure none will quarrel at their Number.

Theſe Pills are alwaies as ſoft wax,A laſt­ing Pill. never grow dry, or decay in3 their Virtues, which makes them in ſuch eſteem with Sea-faring men, and in the Indies, Virginia, France, Ireland, and this Iſland, where the ſpreading Scurvy would otherwiſe eat up the Inhabitants.

Directions low to take theſe Pills.

Which I earneſtly intreat all perſons concern'd to peruſe well, as they tender their own Health; and, if by their own neglect any miſcar­riage happen, they will not blame the Author, and through Jeſus, the grand Phyſician of the ſoul, none may have cauſe to complain.

Firſt then,Cautions 'tis deſir'd that none ſhould covet large Doſes or many Stooles, but rather take ten times too little, than once too much, for if this Pill ſhould chance not to purge at all, yet 'tis even then acting in the body as a Balſom, fighting againſt ſome hidden Malady, and by the oftner taking of eaſy Doſes, diſeaſes are more certainly overcome, nature ſtrengthned, long life and health ſecur'd.

Note alſo, that thò this Pill ſhould not work as you expect it ſhould, this or that day; you muſt not blame the Phyſick, but impute it to the temper of your bodies; for, what will work with the ſame per­ſon to day, may not work at all another day: the Pill is alwayes the ſame exactly Prepared, but our bodies alter.

Coutions and time of Taking the Pin.

Next this, note well, I do not commend this,Cautions Worms, Rickets, Convul­ſions in Children nor any Purging Phyſic (as ſome do, that neither know nor care what they ſay or do) to weak, waſted conſtitutions, nor to women young with child, nor to In­fants leſs aged then three or four years (theſe Pills being abſolute againſt Worms, Rickets, and Convulſions,) and, to ſuch I warn that none give above the third or fourth part of a Pill, having ſtrict regard to Age and ſtrength, although I aſſert it to be the moſt ſafe, pleaſant, beſt corrected Phyſic in the Univerſe. Directi­ons to take this Pill.

Perſons of indifferent ſtrength, may take One, the ſtronger one and half, the weaker, half or two thirds, of a Pill, and by degrees, more or leſs, as they deſire (and find) them to work.

The Time of taking all quick Phyſick ought to be in the morning, eſpe­cially in cold weather, leaſt (if taken over night) the Patient,Time of taking Phyſick. forced to riſe, catch cold.

You may take half over night, and the reſt next morning; but, the old and beſt way is, to take them after the firſt ſleep, or at any time from4 one or two a clock till ſeven, eight or nine, in the morning, take them a­lone, or in the pap of an Apple, Egg poched, Beer, Ale, Coffee, Tea, or other liquor you can beſt ſwallow them in.

You may ſtay at home,what to eat or drink, or go abroad, drink, or not drink after them, at your pleaſure: but, certainly a warm chamber with tender perſons, and ſome warm Ale, Broth, poſſet, &c. ſuits beſt with all purging Phyſic.

The Patients may eat their uſual food to Dinner and Supper, but hot and freſh is moſt ſuitable.

Thoſe whoſe Diſeaſes have been of long ſtanding,Invete­rate diſ­eaſes re­quire much phyſick. ought to take a doſe every other day for four or five dayes or longer, as ſtrength permits, and the Diſeaſe abates. Many perſons take them going to Bed, with great Eaſe and Conveniency, eſpecially ſuch as go late to Bed, and have buſineſs next day.


This Pill is chiefly appropriated to the Stomach,Stomach and with ſuch Effects, that though other Medicines may ſometimes ſucceed, yet no other is Aequivalent in healing, cleanſing, comforting, and ſetling this bow­el: and, at the ſame time, reaching the very Head.

This Phyſick,The head's excellen­cy. and this only, hath prerogative to examine that Noble part, that ſeat of Reaſon, wherein are lodged the internal ſenſes, the will, memory, imagination, underſtanding, &c. and all the external ſenſes alſo depend on this Tower of Pallas the Head.

The Brain is the off-ſpring of all the Nerves and Fibers, which di­ſtribute themſelves and convey the Animal spirits to all the diſtant parts of man.

The very Heart it ſelf owes its affections and motion (I do not mean the pulſific motion) to the annimal ſpirits.

The Head,Head is the All of man. in a word, is the All of man, and, this Prince of Pills being ſole Ruler there, who ſhall doubt it's power in managing the meaner parts of that microcoſm.


〈…〉〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉or pains or Aches in the whole,Head pains. or any part of the Head, are removed with ſix or eight Pills, taken in twice ſo many dayes, ac­cording to the firſt Directions.

But, if the Diſeaſe hath been habitual, and inveterate, the ſick per­ſon5 ought to try this method again, and again after a week or ten dayes diſcontinuance, according to ſtrength, &c.

In the ſame manner, are cur'd theſe following Diſeaſes, of the Head,Eyes. Ears. Teeth. Taſte. Smell. Viz. Apoplexy, Epilepſy, Dropſy of the Brain, Madneſs, Frenzy, Ideo­tiſme, ſwimming, or noiſe in the head, weak memory, Giddineſs, ſtupidity, weak or ſore Eyes, Deafneſs or Drumming noiſe in the Ears, or Head, want of ſmell or Taſte, Tooth-ach, Kings Evil, ſwelling about the Neck, Throat, Jawes, or Gumms,

Lethargy, which (vi vocis) denotes a ſluggiſh forgetfulneſs, and is an exceſs of ſleep and eclipſe of Memory, with a Fever, as the famous Willis deſcribes it, if I miſtake not his Senſe.

Vertigo which is a confuſion of the Animal ſpirits, when the ſight is perſwaded that all its objects turn round.

Palſie, which is a Laxation of the Nerves from their true bent and tenſity, whereby Motion or Senſe, or both, in the whole, or any part of the body, cannot, as uſually, be exerciſed.

And, beſides theſe Diſeaſes of the Head there are other, which are rather ill habits, viz. A Coma or, continual ſleeping, Pervigilium, or a reſtleſs watching, an Incubus, or Night-mare,Hard Drink­ing. which is a diſeaſe of the Breſt and brain, Melancholy a Diſeaſe of the Heart, and Head.

And be aſſured (Good Fellows) that nothing in Nature can carry off Sottiſh dulneſs after hard drinking, like this Pill, which ſettles both brain and ſtomach, Sweetens the Drink-Tainted Breath, and Creates an Appetite to Admiration.


Which though it ſeize parts far remote from the Head viz. the hands or feet, &c.Willis de Morb. Capit. and then the joynts only (inter internodia Oſſium) is a Di­ſeaſe of the Head and Nerves, which ariſe thence, and (conſequently) (I hope) none dare diſpute this Pills Prerogative and approved Effects in this Diſtemper.


Which does not only afflict the Colon, or great Gut,Cholick a Diſeaſe of the HEAD. (as ſome think) but alſo the whole Region of the belly, and chiefly the Meſentery, (where there are many great Nerves) is alſo a Diſeaſe of the Head, and cured with theſe Pills, taken in Clyſters, in the fit as well as afterwards, Viz. thus.


Take of Camomiſe flowers,Certainaſe or cure for Collick Wind Gripes. Iunſper herries bruiſed, of each half an an Dunce, Firr tops, Mallows of each half an handful, Anuis and Feuel­ſéeds of each owd drachms; boyl them in two ouarts of Poſſet ale; take three quarters of a Pint of this liquor, and half an Ounce of Turpentine diſſolved in the yolk of an egg, ſix of Delauns Pills, one Dunce of Clyſter Sugar, adminiſter it: and again, and again, if need require; drink the reſt of the liquor ſweetned with Sugar, three or four Dunces at a time, and when the pains ceaſe, purge frequently with this Pill, which will root out the very ſeeds of this miſerable diſtemper.

This method alſo Cures, Gripes, Wind, Stone, Collick, Ʋlcers in the Kidnies, &c. Deo ſoli gloria.


'Tis not poſſible to deſcribe it in its ſeveral Shapes,Deſcrip­tion of the ſcur­vy. being a Diſtem­per that inſinuates, creeps into, and mixeth it ſelf with all other diſ­eaſes; ſome Authors aſſigne forty, ſome fifty, others ſeventy ſymptomes thereof, which I have not here room enough to recount; but, ſince 'tis certainly cauſed through the fault of the ſtomach and Pancreas and the blood's being degenerated from its ſpirituous balſamic condition, into a ſharp ſalt liquor, and complicating it ſelf with all the aforementioned diſeaſes of the Head, 'tis too true, too apparent, to be a diſeaſe thereof.

For when the teeth grow looſe, hollow, black, rotten, the gums foul,Seurvy differs little from the French Evil. ſtinking, the mouth and lips black, dry, ulcerated, the tongue raw, ſwollen, diſcoloured, what elſe is the canſe but the ſharp Recre­ments of the Nerves, that come from the brain? black, blew, reddiſh, (leſs and bigger) ſpots, ſcurffs, pimpled face, armes or breſt, tetters, pains in the limbs, ſhortneſs of breath, purſineſs, pricking, ſhooting, itching, ſhifting pains in the arms, ſhoulders, legs, knees, anckles, reſtleſs fearful dreams, ſour belching, reaching, and vomiting in the morning, weak ſtomach, nautious appetite, and many other ſigns there be of this miſchievous malady, which appearing ſo often like the POX and often as dangerous, the ſcorbutic husband or wife, are apt to ſuſpect themſelves infected by their Chaſt bedfellowes, and one friend to accuſe another of unchaſt embraces, cauſe the effects of the Scurvy differ ſo little from thoſe of unclean Venery.

And, inaſmuch as no Pill or other Phyſick on earth hath ſucceeded7 like this, no Pill, but this only,The Col­ledges Allow­ance. is approved of by the moſt Learned Colledge in the World, and in ſuch requeſt in Court and City, ſure the hitherto deluded Country, will now ſee it's errour, and embrace this ſafe and certain Phyſick, which ſo firmly Conquers this Rebellious Peſt, and with a friendly cloſe with Nature, thruſts forth the Excre­ments with eaſe and ſafety, ſeperating the diſeaſy matter from the maſs of blood, rendring the heavy body, brisk, active, and lively, giving a vital oyl to the Lamp of the heart, in order to health, being the ſublime bliſs on this ſide Heaven.

But this Taint admits of a more ſpeedy Conqueſt, if the Patient uſe brisk Exerciſe, and every Morning and Afternoon drink the Juice of Scurvy-Graſs, Watercreſſes, Brooklimes, with Oranges, or this

Receipt for the Scurvy.

Take of Scurvy graſs ſix handfuls, Waterereſſes, Brooklimes,Receipt for the Scurvy. Elder­Nowers, Broom tops of each threehandfuls, Horſe radiſh, Parſly, and fennel roots, winter bark (if you have it) of each three Ounces, Corian­der, Puſtard, Carrot ſeeds, of each two Dunces, the roots being ſliced, herbs cut, ſeeds bruiſed, ſteep them in ſix or ſeven Gallons of Ale, for foud or five daies, drink half a Pint three or four times a day for twenty or thirty daies. The Poor will praiſe, and pray for me, for this cheap but excellent Receipt, the Rich may infuſe them in white or Rheniſh wine, or diſtil them, and if they add of Guaitum, China, Snſſafras, of each half a pound, of Nutmegs four ounces, 6 Oranges ſliced, it will be more effe­ctual, and (poſſibly) one of the beſt of Medicines: inſomuch that continuing this Drink as aforeſaid, and taking Melauns Pills, two or three times weekly, and both before and after this Method, as alſo eating the firſt mentioned three herbs as Sallad, with Elder Vinegar, Rubbing the gumms and mouth dayly with Olive pickle, ſcaling the teeth, &c. This Scurvy Peſt (ope vivina) will ſoon ſubmit and vaniſh.

Receipt for the Dropſy, Jaundies, &c.

In diſeaſes of the Liver, and Spleen, Agues, Dropſies, Jaundies,Liver Spleen Doſy Jaundies Stomach Choler phlegmes add to this Receipt more White-wine, good ſtore of Turmerick roots, Bar­berry bark, Celandine and Vine leaves, more Broom; ſome Saffron, and with frequent taking of this Pill (which purges Phlegm and Choler, warms and ſtrengthens the Stomach, creates a good appetite and Di­geſtion) under God you may depend upon relief.


Diſeaſes of the Breſt.

It is very effectual in diſquiet Coughs, Catarrhs, Phthiſic, &c. as far as purgation is requiſite; and nothing better after Fevers, ſmall Pox, Meaſles, Agues, &c.

Wormes, Piles, &c.

It kills all wormes in the Stomach and Gutts, in all Ages, Sexes, and Conſtitutions, Cures Piles, anointing the infected part with Oynt­ment of Roſes and Aegyptiacum (which the Apothecaries ſell) equally mixt.

WOMENS DISEASESWomens diſeaſes. barren­neſs.

As to Diſtempers that afflict this Sex, this Pill claims Priority, inaſmuch as Hyſteric Paſſions or Mother Fits are cauſed through the vice of the Nerves, and conſequently the overſtuffing of the Ven­tricles of the ſtomach, as the uncontradictable Famous Willis affirms, and from the ſame Cauſe, Barrenneſs, Green Sickneſs, want of Month­ly benefits, (and for that reaſon this Pill is dangerous for Women with child) it ſtrengthens weak backs, Cures Whites, &c. Redu­cing the Womb to an excellent ſtate, in order to Procreation, which cauſes Experienced Midwives and Heirleſs Dames to flock from all parts, for theſe Pills which are eſpecially proper to be taken with Tunbridge, Epſom and other Mineral Waters, being ſo great a Cordial and warmer of the Genital-parts, which hundreds can Atteſt.


Or involuntary iſſuing of Foetid matter from the Privities,Running of the Reins. with Sharpneſs of Urine; ſwelling in the Teſticles, Warts, painful ere­ction of the Privities, weeping remainders after ill begun and un­effected Cures by unskilful pretenders. This Pill, though it hath not in it one Grain of Mercury (which many think to be the only Specific9 againſt Venereal Diſtempers,Running of the Reins. but I deny and dread it) moſt effectually Cures; the Patient being temperate and purging freely every day, or as often as ſtrength permits, for about twenty dayes, leſs or more, as the caſe preſents.

But, both in this and a Confirmed Pox when not only the Maſs of Blood is corrupted, but alſo the bones tainted and tortured with reſt­leſs night pains, Shankers, Warts, ſwelling in the Groin,Pox. the Noſe or Pallate ſinking, or Ulcerated, Nodes, and dreadful Memorandums in the Shins, Arms, Shoulders, Head, &c. I advife the ſick to twenty or thirty dayes Diet-drink, which I have alwaies in readineſs, at two ſhillings the quart, or the Ingredients which may be ſent to any part of England, with directions to make it at home,Diet drink & ſweating neceſſary in the Cure of the Pox & Scurvy ſince it will not keep long enough to be ſent into the Countrey. Which pleaſant liquor, with the help of this Pill, taken twice a week, and ſweating as often, perfectly roots out the Venereal venom; and in truth, the ſame drink is no leſs Effectual againſt the Gout, Rheumatiſm and Scurvy, for, Omne majus continent in ſe minus: wherefore, thoſe ſqueamiſh Dames, who diſdain Medicines that cure this Malady, are blame worthy, inaſmuch as (if they be not Mercurial ones,) they are as ſafe, and render the blood as ſweet as milk, and, conſequently, cannot but cure leſs dangerous Diſ­eaſes. To thoſe that cannot attain to my Diet drink, I commend this Cheap but very effectual one. Receipt for Diet drink for the Pox.

Take of Sarſaparilla white and mealy, twenty ounces; of trude Antimo­ny in powder twelve ounces, ty'd up in linnen: of Flinty China five oun­ces, of Saſſafras, Guaicum, Maſtick-wood, Harts-horn, Ivory, of each three ounces, of Bark of Guaicum, of red and white Saunders, of each an ounce; ſteep them in twenty pints of ſpring-water over a gentle fire, in a veſſel cloſe ſtopt, and Luted, for twelve hours then boyl them as long, ſtrain the liquor and add to the ſame ingredients eight pints more water, three ounces of Liquoriſh; Nutmegs, and Coriander ſeeds of each one ounce, boyl them four hours, ſtrain and mix both together, let them ſet­tle; drink every day two quarts for thirty dayes, (refraining all other li­quors) I commend this eaſy firm way of cure to the world, hoping the Diſ­eaſed will ſin no more, leaſt a worſe thing befal them. obſerving alſo theſe following directions. The ſame Drink in many o­ther Di­ſeaſes.

Thoſe who have Ʋlcers in the Privities or Throat, may tonch them dayly three or four times, with a little Allum water, or burn'd Allum, mixt with honey, or Oyntment called Aegyptiacum. And by degrees, being patient and penitent, and uſing ſoberly, the former directions Dyet-drink and Pill, the Preſerver of men may avert his judgements, and a Cure will come in courſe.


Thoſe who have any ſwelling in the Teſticles may apply this or the like Pultis,A Pultis for ſweld Members

Take of grated bread, three ounces, of Linſeeds and Camomile flowers in powder of each one ounce, of Mallows leaves cut, two handfuls, boyl the bread and leaves in water two hours, till there be but little moiſture, then add the powders, and two ounces of Oyntment of Roſes, uſe part of this morning and night, ſpread it thick upon a thin bladder and linnen over it, bind up the affected parts, Truſ-faſhion, and, if poſſible, with a Truſs, to appeaſe, diſcuſs and cure that torturing tumour.

Swelling in the Groin requires the ſame, or ſome ſuch like Pultis, adding, three ounces of White Lilly roots boyld to maſh, one ounce of Foenigreek ſeeds, allowing as much freſh hogs Lard or Butter, as will kéep it very moiſt. Pultis for a Bubo.This will ripen and break the painful ſwelling, which muſt be Lanc'd (or ought to be) and kept tented, with Baſilicon, and emplaiſtered with Melilot, till the tumour be quite abated, then cured as a wound; but in this Diſtemper, take no Pills ſave only to keep the body Laxative; till the ſwelling be near well, then purge freely with this Pill, and drink the Diet Drink for a fortnight or longer as need requires.


Beware of pretenders to this Pill eſpecially one Sandbrook Apothecary neer Delaun's head in Blackſryers,Counter­ſeits ex­pos'd. who vends a Pill call'd De Duobus, for Delaun's which (I call God to witneſs) hath above twenty Ingredi­ents more than that call'd de duobus hath in it, which that Conſcientious Gentleman ſells. (his own ſervants will averr the ſame) And I declare that the true Delaun's PILL, is not ſold at any Apothecaries in England, and am ready to juſtifie the ſame; and diſpute the Preparation and Effects of this or of any thing here inferted, according to the Art of Phyſick or Pharmacy, in the preſence of the Colledge, with the greateſt Critick or Detractor.

And, as to inſerting names, and Letters of Cures as many do, I have not room, but, if I ſhould do ſo, Lought to ſpeak alſo of miſcarriages, which Sennertus, Rivrrius, Willis and all true Phyſicians did, whilſt Quacks (that read their works) being tranſlated into Engliſh, (elſe they could not) pretend to make men immortal,Quacks are friends to Sex­tons. though I can prove plenti­fully; they have been great friends to all Sextons, and to ſome Perſons who were weary of their wives, and yet ſell Bromfields Pills: oh Co­vetouſneſs! oh Ignorance! the Parents of Murder; who ſhall truſt to his Medicine who was neither bred to Phyſick or Brammar, nor knows how to chuſe a Drugg, and yet pretends to be a Phyſitian, an Aeſculapius in a month?They now not Drags. when the moſt acute, muſt ſerve Eight years Apprentiſhip, la­boriouſly, and then, not one in three able to undergo his Examination, or11 qualified only to compound, not daring, (in ſeven years more) to ad­miniſter or preſcribe a doſe of Phyſick: I leave it to any ſober man to judge, but, ſince〈…〉〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉, I will deſiſt.

In Laudem Authoris.
Medicine Apollo clayms, Spagyrick Art
Is Thine Great Laun; Now Chymiſts do not Thwart
The Galeniſts; all Reconeil'd by this
Thy Poſthume Pill, the Rich and Poor Mans bliſs.
So ſhone the Sun, and Python did deſtroy,
As you thoſe Ills which Mankind do annoy,
Do Conquer, ſince theſe Arts you do Employ.

Theſe Pills are Sold

At Delaun's Head a Feather-maker in Black-Fryers, next door to my former Habitation by Ludgate.

By Mr. Horn at the North Entrance of the Old Exchange. Mrs. Hope at the South Entrance. Mr. Leech at the Crown in Cornhill. Mr. 〈…〉under St. Dunſtans Church. Mr. Carter at the flying Horſe in Fleetſtreet, Mr. Battersby at Thavies Inn Gate, all Bookſellers.

Mr. Leeſon in Bow lane the Famous Tooth-drawer. Places for Sale.Mr. Searle in Pye-Corner the Great Operator in Deafneſs. Mr. Appleby at the Apple Tree in Pickadilly, nearthe French Church. Mr. Charles Branden Cheeſemonger in Clare Market. The five Bells in Chancery lane, Cutler. Mr. Mountague in Fleetſtreet, Tobacconiſt. Mr. Morgan the Kings Grocer in Henrietta ſtreet Covent Garden. Mr. Weatherſpoon Barber Chyrurgion in Long Acre. Mr. Eads Diſtiller in Leather lane. Capt. Grant in Moor-fields. Mr. Lovell on London bridge, (Diſtillers.) Dawes Coffee-houſe at Smithfield Bars. Mrs. Hatton Vintner. Mr. Seager Tobacconiſt. Mr. Parruck Grocer. Mrs. Harvey Thred-ſhop, (theſe four in Holbourn.) Mr. Fages in St. James's Market, Grocer. Mrs. Milward at Westminſter Hall Gate. Mrs. Rookes in Kingſtreet, and at her ſhop at White Hall Milliner. Mr. Only Grocer in Red-Croſs ſtreet. Mr. Hubbert Tinman in Upper Shadwell. Mr. Smith over againſt the Kings Bench at the Bird Cage in Sonthwark. Mr.12 Smith ſtationer next Temple Church. Places for Sale.Mr. Lyon at the Dog within New­gate. Mr. Gardiner Herbaliſt in Newgate market. Mr. Smith a ſtationer o­ver againſt Bow ſtreet in Covent Garden. Mr. Page Drugſter at Charing-Croſs. At the Tobacconiſts next to the Cock-Alehouſe at Temple bar. Mr. George Shipſide Diſtiller in stocks market.

Jonathan's Coffee-houſe in Exchange Alley. Jo's in Fuller's Rents. Smith's in White Fryers.Sold be­yond Sca. Diſon's Coffee Houſe at Limehouſe corner Sandford's in ſalisbury Court. Carliles near Guild Hall. Richard's by Temple gate Man's at Charing Croſs, (all Coffee houſes.) And at moſt other Eminent Coffee-houſes and Noted Cities and Towns in the Kings Dominions and Plantations.

And at Delaun's Head in Baldwin's Gardens in Holbourn, (being lately remov'd thither from Black Fryers) where alſo are Sold, and exactly Prepard,

Dr. Tern's Cordial Purge, which Hind, Dſſy, and others call Elixir Salutis, or The Never Failing Cordiall: Dr. Willis's Lozenges, which Buckworth and Piercy call their's: Elixir Proprietatis, Matthew's Pills, an abſolute Worm-Powder: The Lady Ivye's Drop, for the Eyes, Spirit of Scurvy-Graſs, Gripe-Water, with Printed Directions.

I mean the Compound Spirit of Scurvy-Graſs, Prepared according to the Famous Dr. Le-Febure, which, as the Learned London Colledge does not only Approve of, but Applaud and Preſcribe, I hope none may Condemn.

And, Note, that ſix or more Vendors of this Spirit, do all pretend to be the Inventors of it, when alas! this Perſon expos'd it in Print (for the Publick Good as plain as Mithridate, in the London Di­ſpenſatory) Many Years before any of theſe ſelf-ended Men offer'd it to Sale: And I farther Averr, that 'tis ſo far from being a Secret or Ra­rity, that 'tis as eaſily made as common Roſe Water.

This I Sell (either Plain or Purging) at ſix pence the Glaſs, by whole-Sale, with Printed Directions, to be ſent to any part of England, or Retail in London.

I alſo give Advice for Love, and proper Medicines in any Diſeaſe, very Cheap; and to ſuch as have Apothicaries to their Friends, I Preſcribe Bills in Latine, which none but thoſe that cannot will Refuſe; And hereby you may diſtinguiſh Artiſts from Impoſtors.


(Prepar'd only by N. L. Approved Phyſitian in Bald­wins Gardens neer Grays Inn, at Delauns Head) Are alſo Sold

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TextDelaun reviv'd, vix. A plain and short discourse of that famous doctor's pills, their use and virtues VVith choice receipts for the cure of the scurvy, dropsy, jaundies, venereal and other diseases. Before I speak to this famous medicine, I will declare who Delaun was; then, the price of his pill and how to take it, and of its several virtues in order, in such plain words, as to the weakest capacity may understand: and I intreat those who hope for help hereby, would throughly read this short book, and observe my directions for their own good and the authors's credit.
AuthorLomax, Nathaniel..
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Bibliographic informationDelaun reviv'd, vix. A plain and short discourse of that famous doctor's pills, their use and virtues VVith choice receipts for the cure of the scurvy, dropsy, jaundies, venereal and other diseases. Before I speak to this famous medicine, I will declare who Delaun was; then, the price of his pill and how to take it, and of its several virtues in order, in such plain words, as to the weakest capacity may understand: and I intreat those who hope for help hereby, would throughly read this short book, and observe my directions for their own good and the authors's credit. Lomax, Nathaniel.. 12 p. s.n.,[London :1680?]. (Caption title.) (Imprint from Wing (CD-ROM edition).) (Signed at end: "Prepar'd only by N[.]L." = Nathaniel Lomax.) (Reproduction of original in the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London.)
  • Delaune, Gideon, 1565?-1659 -- Early works to 1800.
  • Medicine -- Early works to 1800.
  • Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions -- Early works to 1800.

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