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1850 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Some of these resurrections are very romantic. Lovers disinter lovers. Madame Renelle (formerly Mdlle. Sapauseade) died in 1810 ; was buried, not in a vault, but in the ground ; M. Bossuet (a pour lilcratcur, but an old lover), then in a remote part of France, having heard of her death, undertook a long journey in order to get a lock of her hair. He dug her up al midnight, and found her alive ! She married him forthwith-fled to America-returned in twenty years to France ; whereupon M. Renelle,
more » ... reupon M. Renelle, banker, her husband, claimed his wife ; but the judges gave her lo Bossuet. Now this lady, how live soever she might have been at her interment, could not have remained so many days without fuel, food, air and other conveniences!* * * * * * * J propose the thermometer as a means of testing death, possessing, as it does, superior certainty over that of the stethoscope. The latter method * This penchant of resurrected wives for marrying lovers whom they had inconsiderately rejected, explains a maxim ascribed to a French philosopher, namely, marry whom you will you will afterwards find that you have married quite another person. A case is related of a different character : the carriers of a dead lady, in turning, struck the coffin agaist a corner, which rv-called the lady to life. Some years after, having died again, the husband charged the carriers to be careful in turning the corners of the street.
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