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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.
The illusion will be heightened by characteristic scenery and mephitic exhalations.
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.
A number of air-bubbles were separated, but probably not of the mephitic kind, for no precipitation ensued in the lime water.
As a last, but almost hopeless, effort, I advised the injection of clysters of mephitic air.
The injection of mephitic air into the intestines, under these circumstances, bids fair to be highly serviceable.
The only terms in common use are, fixed air, mephitic, and inflammable.

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