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Page 348 seton, loops of wire, acupuncture needles, abraiding or removing the ends of the bones, and subcutaneous puncture have all been recommended in this connexion.
I now called the men to me and could not forbare abraiding them a little for their want of attention and imprudence on this occasion. they had neglected to bring my spye-glass which in haist I had droped in the plain with the blanket where I made the signal before mentioned.