Bread Soop for the Sick

Method

Take a Quart of Water, set it on the Fire in a clean Sauce-pan, and as much dry Crust of Bread cut to Pieces, as the Top of a Penny-loaf, the drier the better, a little Piece of Butter, as big as a Wallnut; let it boil, then beat it with a Spoon, and keep boiling it, till the Bread and Water is well mixed, then season it with a very little Salt, and it is a pretty thing fora weak Stomach,