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" Skrine the least soil of breath on the bright mirror he held to his mouth ; then each of us, by turns, examined his arm, heart, and breath, but could not, by the nicest scrutiny, discover the least symptom of life in him. "
The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Page 58
edited by - 1829
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Sketches of Imposture: Deception and Credulity

Richard Alfred Davenport - Common fallacies - 1837 - 368 pages
...mirror which he held to his month ; then each of us by turns examined his arm, heart, and breath, hut could not, by the nicest scrutiny, discover the least...all of us judging it inexplicable and unaccountable, we began to conclude that he had indeed carried the experiment too far, and at last were satisfied...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 46

Scotland - 1839
...bright mirror he held to his mouth ; then each of us by turns examined his arm, heart, and breath, but could not by the nicest scrutiny discover the...and, finding he still continued in that condition, vro began to conclude that he had indeed carried the experiment too far ; and at last were satisfied...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 9

1839
...the bright mirror he held to his mouth ; then each of us by turns examined to arm, heart, and breath, but could not by the nicest scrutiny discover the...all of us judging it inexplicable and unaccountable ; '"''^ finding he still continued in that condition, we began to conclude that he had indeed carried...
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Medical Times, Volume 11

1845
...bright mirror he held to his mouth. Then each of us, by turns, examined his arm, heart, and breath, but could not, by the nicest scrutiny, discover the...about this odd appearance, as well as we could, and Unding lie still continued in that condition, we began to conclude that he had indeed carried the experiment...
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Isis Revelata: An Inquiry Into the Origin, Progress, and Present ..., Volume 1

John Campbell Colquhoun - 1844
...bright mirror he held to his mouth. Then each of us, by turns, examined his arm, heart, and breath, bat could not, by the nicest scrutiny, discover the least...about this odd appearance as well as we could, and finding he still continued in that condition, we began to conclude that he had indeed carried the experiment...
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The Zoist

Magnetic healing - 1851
...bright mirror he held to his mouth ; then each of us by turns examined his arm, heart, and breath, but could not by the nicest scrutiny discover the least symptom of life in him." They waited some time, and, the body continuing in the same state, were about to leave, under the impression...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 15

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...Mr. Skrine held a clear looking-glass to his mouth. I found his pulse sink gradually, till at last I could not feel any, by the most exact and nice touch....reasoned a long time about this odd appearance as vrell as we could, and all of us judging it inexplicable and unaccountable, and finding he still continued...
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Sketches of Imposture, Deception, and Credulity

1845 - 283 pages
...bright mirror which he held to his mouth ; then each of us by turns examined his arm, heart, and breath, but could not, by the nicest scrutiny, discover the...all of us judging it inexplicable and unaccountable, we began to conclude that he had indeed carried the experiment too far, and at last were satisfied...
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Medical Times, Volume 16

1847
...mirror he held to his mouth. Then each of us by turns examined his arms, heart, and breath; but we could not by the nicest scrutiny discover the least symptom of life in him. This continued about half an hour. As we were going a.vay (thinking him dead) we observed some motion...
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Illustrations of Instinct Deduced from the Habits of British Animals

Jonathan Couch - Instinct - 1847 - 343 pages
...examined his arm, heart, and breath, but could not discover the least symptom of life. Finding that he still continued in that condition, we began to conclude that he had carried the experiment too far, and was actually dead. This continued about half an hour. As we were...
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