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A Brief Description of the Plague: With Observations on Its Prevention and Cure
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Page 62 - ... if this be true in regard to heat, it did not appear to be so in the army...
Page 11 - A smaller variety of carbuncle. 10 -the patients), without a corresponding heat of the skin*. Of the patients thus affected, some die in a state of...