A pot of ceruse, my child, that I took out of a lady's under-pocket.
You will temper minium and ceruse and carmine with clear of egg.
Spanish green was verdigris, and minium was red lead, while ceruse was white lead.
Proceed thus till you have dissolved one half, or two thirds, of the ceruse.
A pot of ceruse, my child, that I took out of a lady's under petticoat pocket.
Evaporate to a pellicle the liquors you poured off from the ceruse, and set them in a cool place.
Afterward the pulveriz'd ceruse is to be infus'd, and the Ointment stirr'd about till it be almost cold.
But art has taught her to supply furrowed deformities with ceruse boxes, and to repair a decayed complexion with an Italian fucus.
Minium sometimes leans to orange; and there is made from ceruse a peculiar red, Mineral Orange.