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The old, old, very old man
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Paul Ferguson

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 Posted: Sat Oct 18th, 2014 04:07 pm
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Digitised: John Taylor's book (1635) about Thomas Par, who allegedly died in 1635 at the age of 152 'and odd months'.

Thought this might be of interest to some even if not strictly alchemical.

Tom Willard

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 Posted: Sun Oct 19th, 2014 04:09 am
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The Wikipedia entry on "Old Tom Parr":

reports that his diet was "subrancid cheese and milk in every form, coarse and hard bread and small drink, generally sour whey.”

Last edited on Sun Oct 19th, 2014 04:10 am by Tom Willard

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