Sometimes it was difficult to know which virtues they taught her were worthy and which were simply out-dated.
Saturn for lead, Venus for copper, and Mars for iron, and the belief that the colours of flowers ' The Egyptians believed that the medicinal virtues of plants were due to the spirits who dwelt within them.
At that date the science of chemistry was very imperfectly known, and the real constituents of ordinary remedies so little understood that different virtues were attributed to different products containing the same constituents.
Her beauty and virtues are praised by all ancient authorities.
She couldn't argue his virtues, but she still insisted that the situation was conducive to trouble.