Value of Constant Clinical Observation

1846 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
certain the nature of this liquid, though perfectly transparent ; it had lost all its pungent qualities, its taste being quite vapid. The head was reclined on a pillow ; and as the covering decayed, it was found to contain a collection of strong-scented herbs. Balm, sage and mint were easily distinguished, and it was the opinion of many that the body was filled with the same. Many instances of the artificial preservation of bodies might be mentioned, still more remarkable, though perhaps less
more » ... ough perhaps less interesting, than the preceding.
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