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  • It always moved up or down to a succession of screaks, unoilable, blood-curdling, that were intensified by Mrs. Bradshaw's weight, so that she ascended to the blue tarletan heaven accompanied by such chugs and long-drawn yowlings as suggested a trip to the infernal regions.

    Ten American Girls From History Kate Dickinson Sweetser


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  • Scharff (1936) eliminated A. maculatus, which had been causing severe malaria, from 185 unoilable irrigation pools scattered over about 2 1\2 square miles . . .

    --Mark Frederick Boyd, 1949, Malariology, p. 1373

    February 9, 2010