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  • What impeded Bloom from giving Stephen counsels of hygiene and prophylactic to which should be added suggestions concerning a preliminary wetting of the head and contraction of the muscles with rapid splashing of the face and neck and thoracic and epigastric region in case of sea or river bathing, the parts of the human anatomy most sensitive to cold being the nape, stomach and thenar or sole of foot?

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  • She is a thoracic surgeon.
  • An X-ray on a bigger machine showed fractures of the eleventh and twelfth thoracic vertebrae.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima

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