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" ... old woman comes with a nutshell full of the matter of the best sort of smallpox, and asks what veins you please to have opened. She immediately rips open that you offer to her with a large needle (which gives you no more pain than a common scratch),... "
Forget Not Mee and My Garden
by Peter Collinson - 2002 - 300 pages
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Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M--y W---y M----e: Written ..., Volumes 1-2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - English letters - 1796
...scratch) and puts into the vein as much matter as can lie upon the head of her needle, and after that, binds up the little wound with a hollow bit of shell , and in this manner opens four or five veins. The^Grecians have commonly the superstition of opening one in the middle of the...
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A General Collection of Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of ..., Volume 14

William Fordyce Mavor - 1809
...scratch), and puts into the vein as much matter as can lie upon the head of her needle, and after that binds up the little wound with a hollow bit of shell ; and in thisinauner opens four or five veins. The Grei**s be commonly the imperstjtion ot opening one...
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Letters of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Written During ...

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - Authors, English - 1816 - 348 pages
...scratch ), and puts into the vein as much matter as can lie upon the head of her needle, and after that binds up the little wound with a hollow bit of shell ; and in this manner opens four or five veins. The Grecians have commonly the superstition of opening one in the middle of the...
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The British Prose Writers: Lady M.W. Montagu's Letters from Constantinople

British prose literature - 1821
...scratch), and puts into the vein as much matter as can lie upon the head of her ueedle, and after that binds up the little wound with a hollow bit of shell ; and in this manner opens four or five veins. The Grecians have commonly the superstition of opening one in the middle of the...
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The letters of lady M.W. Montagu during the embassy to Constantinople, 1716-18

Mary Wortley Montagu (lady.) - 1825
...scratch), and puts into the vein as mnch matter as can lie upon the head of her needle, and after that binds up the little wound with a hollow bit of shell ; and in this manner opens four or five veins. The Grecians have commonly the superstition of opening one in the middle of the...
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The London Medical and Surgical Journal

Michael Ryan - 1830
...puts into the vein as much matter as can lie upon the head of the needle, and after that binds up the wound with a hollow bit of shell, and in this manner opens four or five veins. The Grecians have commonly the superstition of opening one in the middle of the...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 1

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - Authors, English - 1837
...scratch,) and puts into the vein as much matter as can lye upon the head of her needle, and after that binds up the little wound with a hollow bit of shell ; and in this manner opens Tour or five veins. The Grecians have commonly the superstition of opening one in the middle of the...
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The letters and works of lady Mary Wortley Montagu, ed. by lord Wharncliffe

Mary Wortley Montagu (lady.) - 1837
...scratch), and puts into the vein as much matter as can lye upon the head of her needle, and after that binds up the little wound with a hollow bit of shell ; and in this manner opens four or five veins. The Grecians have commonly the superstition of opening one in the middle of the...
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Memoirs of Eminent Englishwomen, Volume 4

Great Britain - 1844
...scratch), and puts into the vein as much matter as can lye upon the head of her needle, and after that binds up the little wound with a hollow bit of shell ; and in this manner opens four or five veins. The Grecians have commonly the superstition of opening one in the middle of the...
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The Chemist, Volume 5

Chemistry - 1844
...scratch), and puts into the vein as much matter аз can lie <m the head of her needle, and after that, binds, up the little wound with a hollow bit of shell : and in this manner opens four or five veins. The Grecians have commonly the superstition of opening one in the middle of the...
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