Chastity. St. Susan protects.

Children. St. Germayne. But unless the mothers bring a white loaf and a pot of good ale, sir Thomas More says, “he wyll not once loke at them” (p. 194).

Children’s Diseases (All). St. Blaise heals; and all cattle diseases. The bread consecrated on his day (February 3) and called “The Benediction of St. Blaise,” should have been tried in a recent cattle plague.

Cholera. Oola Beebee is invoked by the Hindûs in this malady.

Cholic. St. Erasmus relieves.

Dancing Mania. St. Vitus cures.

Defilement. St. Susan preserves from.

Discovery Of Lost Goods. St. Ethelbert and St. Elian.

Diseases Generally. St. Rooke or St. Rooke, “because he had a sore;” and St. Sebastian, “because he was martered with arrowes.”—Sir T. Moore, p. 194.

Doubts. St. Catherine resolves.

Dying. St. Barbara relieves.

Epilepsy. St. Valentine cures; St. Cornelius.

Fire. St. Agatha protects from it, but St. Florian should be invoked if it has already broken out.

Flood, Fire, and Earthquake. St. Christopher saves from.

Gout. St. Wolfgang, they say, is of more service than Blair’s pills.

Gripes. St. Erasmus cures.

Idiocy. St. Gildas is the guardian angel of idiots.

Infamy. St. Susan protects from.

Infection. St. Roque protects from.

Leprosy. St. Lazarus the beggar.

Madness. St. Dymphna and St. Fillan cure.

Mice and Rats. St. Gertrude and St. Huldrick ward them off. When phosphor paste fails, St. Gertrude might be tried, at any rate with less danger than arsenic.

Night Alarms. St. Christopher protects from.

Palsy. St. Cornelius.

Plague. St. Roch, they say, in this case is better than the “good bishop of Marseilles.”

Quenching Fire. St. Florian and St. Christopher should not be forgotten by fire insurance companies.

Quinsy. St. Blaise will cure it sooner than tartarized antimony.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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