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The proud flesh shall be cut out with the knife, and the wound burned with fire, in order that it may heal the more rapidly.

It sometimes happens that during poulticing, proud flesh may form in an ulcer.

When proud flesh appears it is best kept under control by repeated applications of a red-hot iron.

There is always a large bed of granulations (proud flesh) at the seat of injury, and a thickening more or less pronounced remains.

Granulation tissue (proud flesh) should be controlled by the application of silver nitrate in the form of a caustic pencil.

If there is any considerable “proud flesh,” it should be removed with a pair of scissors, or by the actual cautery—hot iron.

The ointment of creosote is said to be effectual, even when the ulcer exhibits a fungous character, or proud flesh is present.

When a handsome lady comes in, the cockroach is in his element, and there is a good deal of proud flesh about him.

The extrinsic circumstances are imposing; but, within, there is nothing but morbid humours and proud flesh!

It grows rigid and callous; and for the softness and elasticity of childhood, full of proud flesh and obstinate tumours.

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