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" We may safely rest the sanitary part of the case on the single fact that the placing of the dead body in a grave, and covering it with a few feet of earth, does not prevent the gases generated by decomposition, together with putrescent matters which they... "
Cremation: The Treatment of the Body After Death - Page 19
by Sir Henry Thompson - 1884 - 70 pages
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Remarks Addressed to the Citizens of Charleston, on the Subject of ...

Cemeteries - 1839 - 36 pages
...of earth, does not prevent the gases generated by decomposition, together with the putrescent matter which they hold in suspension, from permeating the...escaping into the air above and the water beneath." Again, they say, " These gases from a common grave, pass gradually, and without restraint, into the...
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Report of a general plan for the promotion of public and personal health

Massachusetts. Sanitary Commission, Lemuel Shattuck, Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, Jehiel Abbott - Medical - 1850 - 544 pages
...with a few feet of earth, does not prevent the gases generated by decomposition, together with the putrescent matters which they hold in suspension,...escaping into the air above and the water beneath. Under the pressure of only three-fourths of an inch of water, gas, common coal-gas, for instance,...
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Pharmaceutical Journal: A Weekly Record of Pharmacy and Allied ..., Volume 9

Pharmacy - 1850
...earth, does not prevent the gases, generated by decomposition, together with the putrescent matters they hold in suspension, from permeating the surrounding soil, and escaping into the air above and water beneath." The evolution of gases is not uniform, as it depends, in some degree, on the comparative...
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Sermons, Volume 2

Octavius Brooks Frothingham - Sermons - 1874
...grave, and covering it with a few feet of earth, does not prevent the gases generated by decomposition from permeating the surrounding soil and escaping into the air above and the water beneatl ." Trustworthy authority is quoted to show that the absorbent qualities of the soil are, at...
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God's Acre Beautiful: Or, The Cemeteries of the Future

William Robinson - Cemeteries - 1880 - 128 pages
...by decomposition, together with putrescent matters which they hold in suspension, from penetrating the surrounding soil, and escaping into the air above...reporters quote the evidence of Dr. Lyon Playfair to the following effect : " I have examined," he says, " various churchyards and burial-grounds...
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Annual report of the Department of Health of the State of New Jersey. 1882-84

1882
...with a few feet of earth, does not prevent the gases generated by decomposition, together with the putrescent matters which they hold in suspension^...escaping into the air above and the water beneath. " I have examined, says Dr. Lyon Playfair (1881), various church-yards and burial-grounds, for the...
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Annual Report, Volumes 7-8

New Jersey. State Dept. of Health - 1883
...with a few feet of earth, does not prevent the gases generated by decomposition, together with the putrescent matters which they hold in suspension from...escaping into the air above and the water beneath. "I have examined, says Dr. Lyon Playfair (1881), various church-yards and burial-grounds, for the purpose...
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Southern Practitioner: An Independent Monthly Journal Devoted to ..., Volume 7

Medicine - 1885
...of earth, does not prevent the gases generated by decomposition, together with the putrescent matter which they hold in suspension, from permeating the surrounding soil, and escaping into the water beneath, and the air above." Speaking of the condition of existing graveyards, the report says:...
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Transactions of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland: Vol. I-XXXVI and ...

Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland - 1903
...Parliament were passed prohibiting intramural interment. It was then proved4 "that the placing of a dead body in a grave, and covering it with a few feet...escaping into the air above and the water beneath ; " and the Report further stated " that there is abundant evidence that cholera was usually prevalent...
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The Dublin Journal of Medical Science, Volume 81

Medicine - 1886
...Parliament were passed prohibiting intramural interment. It was then proved " " that the placing of a dead body in a grave, and covering it with a few feet...escaping into the air above and the water beneath;" and the Report further stated " that there is abundant evidence that cholera was usually prevalent...
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