On the Ornaments of Women
Written by Giovanni Marinello
published with privilege in Venetia (Venice)
by John Valgrifio, 1574
translated into English by
If you wash your armpits frequently in wine in which is boiled nutmeg, mace or, if you desire, grains of musk, you will stop the smell, releasing a gentle scent.
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