This section is from the book "The Corner Cupboard; Or, Facts For Everybody", by Robert Kemp Philp. Also available from Amazon: The Corner Cupboard; or Facts for Everybody.
How to Extract Thorns if the Flesh has Closed Over Them. Apply shoemakers' wax, and a poultice over that - to remain on for twelve hours, or till the wax draws out the end of the thorn.
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