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" Bade' sumoom (the pestilential wind). So powerfully searching is its nature, that it has been known to kill camels, or other hardy animals; and its effects on the human frame were related to me, by those who had been eye-witnesses of them, as the most... "
Travels in Beloochistan and Sinde: Accompanied by a Geographical and ... - Page 134
by Sir Henry Pottinger - 1816 - 423 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 15

George Walter Prothero - 1816
...destructive of every organized being that is exposed to it. ' Its effects on the human frame were related to me by those who had been eye-witnesses of them, as...deep gashes, producing hemorrhage that quickly ends his misery, in some inMHnce!) life is annihilated instantaneously, and in others the unfortunate victim...
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The Augustan review

1816
...been known to kill camels and other hardy animals, and its effects on the human frame were related to me, by those who had been eyewitnesses of them, as the most dreadful tliat can be imagined ; the muscles of the unhappy sufferer become rigid and contracted, the skin shrivels,...
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Memoirs of India: Comprising a Brief Grographical Account of the East Indies ...

Robert Grenville Wallace - India - 1824 - 504 pages
...prostrate till the fiery fluid passes ; but should this precaution not be taken, says Mi. Pottinger, " the muscles of the unhappy sufferer become rigid and...producing hemorrhage, that quickly ends this misery." Deserts and barren sands abound ; but the fertile parts produce wheat, rice and pulses in abundance,...
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Church missionary intelligencer

1850
...been known to kill camels or other hardy animals, and its effects on the human frame were related to me, by those who had been eye-witnesses of them, as...the last stage it cracks into deep gashes, producing haemorrhage, that quickly ends this misery. In some instances life is annihilated instantaneously,...
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The Travels of Marco Polo, the Venetian: The Translation of Marsden Revised ...

Marco Polo - Asia - 1854 - 508 pages
...been known to kill camels, or other hardy animals; and its effects on the human frame were related to me, by those who had been eye-witnesses of them, as...gashes, producing hemorrhage, that quickly ends this misery."—P. 136. 2 For this practice of immersion we have the testimony of Pietro della Valle, who...
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The Travels of Marco Polo, the Venetian: The Translation of Marsden Revised ...

Marco Polo - Asia - 1854 - 508 pages
...been known to kill camels, or other hardy animals; and its effects on the human frame were related to me, by those who had been eye-witnesses of them, as...gashes, producing hemorrhage, that quickly ends this misery."—P. 136. 2 For this practice of immersion we have the testimony of Pietro della Valle, who...
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The Travels of Marco Polo, the Venetian: The Translation of Marsden Revised ...

Marco Polo - Asia - 1854 - 508 pages
...been known to kill camels, or other hardy animals ; and its effects on the human frame were related to me, by those who had been eye-witnesses of them, as...shrivels ; an agonizing sensation, as if the flesh was on ftre, pervades the whole frame, and in the last stage it cracks into deep gashes, producing hemorrhage,...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 58

Edmund Burke - History - 1817
...been known to kill camels or other hardy nnimals, and its effects on the human frame were related to me by those who had been eyewitnesses of them, as...pervades the whole frame, and in the last stage it cnicks into deep gashes, producing hemorrhage, that quickly ends this misery. In some instances life...
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The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia

Peter Hopkirk - Afghan Wars - 2001 - 562 pages
...witnessed its effects, 'the muscles of the unhappy sufferer become rigid, the skin shrivels, an agonising sensation, as if the flesh was on fire, pervades the whole frame . . .' The victim's skin, they assured him, cracked 'into deep gashes, producing haemorrhage that quickly...
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The Travels of Marco Polo, the Venetian

John Masefield - 2002 - 461 pages
...been known to kill camels, or other hardy animals; and its effects on the human frame were related to me, by those who had been eye-witnesses of them, as...producing hemorrhage, that quickly ends this misery." — P. 136. of the extraordinary degree of this heat, Marco Polo says that he happened to be in these...
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