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  • Daubenton used ipecacuanha . . . restricting his dose from a quarter of a grain to two grains, just sufficient to occasion a slight vermiculatory motion in the stomach, but he only gave it once in the twenty-four hours, in the morning fasting.

    --John Forbes, Alexander Tweedie, John Conolly and Robley Dunglison, 1848, The Cyclopaedia of Practical Medicine, p. 638

    September 30, 2008

  • When fresh run, the sea-trout has a black back, in which the vermiculatory marking, though visible, is almost obscured, while the sides and belly are glistening silver.

    --R. F. Hemenway, 1893, "Cane-poling for fish in the Cascapedia", Outing 22: 203

    September 30, 2008