Chocolate: or, An Indian Drinke cover

Chocolate: or, An Indian Drinke

Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma (d. 17th century)

1. 01 – Introduction and Dedications
2. 02 – The First and Second Points
3. 03 – The Third and Fourth Points

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The Author sings the praises of Chocolate. “By the wise and Moderate use whereof, Health is preserved, Sicknesse Diverted, and Cured, especially the Plague of the Guts; vulgarly called _The New Disease_; Fluxes, Consumptions, & Coughs of the Lungs, with sundry other desperate Diseases. By it also, Conception is Caused, the Birth Hastened and facilitated, Beauty Gain’d and continued.”