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Water in contact with the soil surface takes up many impurities, and is of necessity rich in microbes.

On the top of Mont Blanc (4810 mètres) the doctor still found a considerable quantity of microbes in the thoughts of his patient.

VagariesAxel Munthe

For the microbes perform wonderful feats in chemistry, far surpassing those of the most eminent men.

In these days, when microbes are a little too familiar in their habit, this curious phenomenon led to some uneasiness.

The wars of the microbes and the wars of men are all of a piece in the total scheme of things.

Under the MaplesJohn Burroughs

Microbes are all about within us, some of them apparently striving to do us good and others trying to kill us.

I hope he doesn't come from a cheap museum,' says the old lady; 'he might have microbes in his costume.'

He it was who lured the Martians to earth and exterminated them with microbes.

God and Mr. WellsWilliam Archer

He found the microbes, attenuated them, vaccinated the pigs, and secured the most favorable results.

Tobacco smoke was then admitted, and the microbes were retained in this stifling atmosphere for half an hour.

Bacteria in Daily LifeMrs. Percy Frankland

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