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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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From Hogarth to Rowlandson: Medicine in Art in Eighteenth-century Britain

Fiona Haslam - History - 1996 - 336 pages
...(which gives you no more pain than a common scratch), and puts into the vein as much venom as can lie upon the head of her needle, and after binds up the...with a hollow bit of shell; and in this manner opens four or five veins . . . The children or young patients play together all the rest of the day, and...
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American Homoeopathist, Volume 8

Homeopathy - 1882
...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 Threshold of English Prose

...scratch), and puts into the vein as much venom 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 Living Age ..., Volume 4

1845
...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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