If you want a symbolic gesture, don’t burn the flag; wash it.
There are apothecaries’ shops, where prepared medicines, liquids, ointments, and plasters are sold; barbers’ shops, where they wash and shave the head; and restaurateurs, that furnish food and drink at a certain price.
When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?
Every nurse ought to be careful to wash her hands very frequently during the day. If her face, too, so much the better.