1861 The Lancet  
96 peculiar metallic taste in his mouth. The anæsthesia passed away in half an hour, but he did not completely recover the use of his limbs for four days; the bladder was paralysed for twenty-four hours, and relieved by the catheter of high coloured urine with abundance of phosphates. The bowels were confined. All these symptoms gradually disappeared, excepting alight deafness, and he was discharged on the 14th ult. convalescent. The case was admitted under the care of Mr. de Méric, the surgeon for the week. I am, Sir, your obedient servant,
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