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I routed him out, in the dim mephitic place reeking of sour bedding, and put Petersen in his charge.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
A sluggish stream filled the city with stagnant water from which mephitic vapors arose.
AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEROSWELL PARK
The illusion will be heightened by characteristic scenery and mephitic exhalations.
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. I. FEBRUARY, 1862, NO. II.VARIOUS
They were in the mephitic cellar, with the two long wooden platforms where the subterranean trains land or load their freights.
A DUETARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
At last both fell together, the knight being exhausted by the fatigue of the conflict, or by mephitic exhalations.
MYTHICAL MONSTERSCHARLES GOULD
On the coast it may have been the añash (one of the mephitic animals), which seeks for his food only at night.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
A number of air-bubbles were separated, but probably not of the mephitic kind, for no precipitation ensued in the lime water.
EXPERIMENTS AND OBSERVATIONS ON DIFFERENT KINDS OF AIRJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
As a last, but almost hopeless, effort, I advised the injection of clysters of mephitic air.
EXPERIMENTS AND OBSERVATIONS ON DIFFERENT KINDS OF AIRJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
The injection of mephitic air into the intestines, under these circumstances, bids fair to be highly serviceable.
EXPERIMENTS AND OBSERVATIONS ON DIFFERENT KINDS OF AIRJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
The only terms in common use are, fixed air, mephitic, and inflammable.
EXPERIMENTS AND OBSERVATIONS ON DIFFERENT KINDS OF AIRJOSEPH PRIESTLEY

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