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Category: BIRDS AND BEASTS.

Source: Welsh Folk-lore

The stripe over the shoulders of the ass is said to have been made by our
Lord when He rode into Jerusalem on an ass, and ever since the mark
remains.

It was thought that the milk of an ass could cure the decay, or
consumption. This faith was common fifty years ago in Llanidloes,
Montgomeryshire. I do not know whether it is so now. People then
believed that ass's milk was more nutritious than other kind of food for
persons whose constitutions were weak.





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