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On crossing it for the first time, I perceived lying about me half putrid cats and dogs—and even a mule in the same state.
The putrid flesh came away with the garments, but the drunkards never heeded.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Again, we will pass through stinking sewers, up to our elbows in putrid filth.
The most delicate birds, even grouse, may be kept this way, if not putrid.
Their bodies, when putrid, floated down the stream, and many in all probability were deposited in the estuary of the Plata.
He explained putrid fevers as specific vital diseases,—in which view, of course, he embodied humoral ideas.
It grows on putrid animal bodies, as our fungus (ex pede equino) from the dead horses hoof.
Fixed air thrown into the intestines, by way of glyster, has been found to give relief in some cases of putrid disease.
These productions were generally attributed to the superfluous humidity of rotten wood, or other putrid substances.
If it gnaws at the spot where I myself operated with my needle wrought into a scalpel, its victuals will very soon turn putrid.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE

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