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  • Cummings applied for the first patent in England or anywhere for a valve closet, being a water closet with a valve, or some sort of flaplike device, located at the bottom of a metal bowl.


  • It has a peculiar arrangement of nasal passages, in which a flaplike ridge seems to stand in defense of the olfactory chamber, leaving a clear channel from the nostrils to the esophagus.

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