The perpetual use of bougies, either of catgut or of caoutchouc.
Get off in a storm of execration, after having to give up all the bougies to a gendarme.
Look out "Beleidiger" in a dictionary, and go upstairs and collect all the bougies in a carpet-bag.
By the proper use of bougies, &c., life may occasionally be prolonged for many months, or even for years.
In the hands of ignorant persons the use of instruments (sounds, bougies, skewers, etc.) is attended with great danger.
The bougies are now passed in order, commencing with the size which will pass easily.
All sorts of bougies for strictures were invented, and many suggestions as to instrumental relief in difficult strictures made.
The existence of ulceration or of an abscess pressing on the gullet also contra-indicates the use of bougies.
The olive heads of the bougies are drilled for threading from the tip to one side of the base.
The use of the œsophagoscope and of bougies is to be deprecated as not free from risk.