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A fourth ligature, but this one swift as an arrow, darted towards his stomach, and wound around him there.
It would be the bursting of the ligature of the artery; and once under the water with its heavy burden, no power could raise it.
For a time the wound seemed to be progressing favorably, but the unlucky complication of the ligature threw him back.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
On that day the ligature came away, giving instant and entire relief.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
His hands were now immoderately swelled from the tightness of the ligature; and the pain had become intolerable.
Having ligated the duct, he saw it swell below and become empty above the ligature.
The surgeon was immediately sent for to examine it; and the ligature came away with the slightest touch.
The hook is now to be withdrawn, and one end of the ligature cut off by scissars within a little of the noose.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
Printer's inconsistencies in spelling, punctuation, hyphenation, and ligature usage have been retained.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
An example may be taken from the circulation of the blood, to give a reason why the vein swells below the ligature.

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