If the fever is high during the night, apply a sponge bath every half hour or hour.
This is a sort of sponge bath which tones and invigorates the growth.
I can understand a sponge bath being a novelty the first time and exhilarating the second and third.
After 31 her sponge bath, she contemplated herself again in the glass.
They may be taken in the form of a 'sponge bath,' or 'hip bath.'
Upon this may be placed the bath tub or basin, or a person may use it to stand upon while taking a sponge bath.
To one who has frequent colds in the head, the out-of-door life and morning sponge bath and moderate eating will be of help.
A sponge bath can be taken with very little water and little trouble.
In hot summer days a sponge bath may be given many times a day.
The best bath for general purposes, and one which can do little harm, and almost always some good, is a sponge bath.
sponge bath n.
A bath in which a wet sponge or washcloth is used without immersing the body in water.