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  • And he cited the Moses of Michelangelo in the vatican.
  • Although the former (we are thinking of neglect) is undoubtedly only too true the case he cites of nurses forgetting to count the sponges in the peritoneal cavity is too rare to be normative.

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  • What fragments of verse from the ancient Hebrew and ancient Irish languages were cited with modulations of voice and translation of texts by guest to host and by host to guest?
  • …the rights of primogeniture and king’s bounty touching twins and triplets, miscarriages and infanticides, simulated or dissimulated, the acardiac foetus in foetu and aprosopia due to a congestion, the agnathia of certain chinless Chinamen (cited by Mr Candidate Mulligan) in consequence of defective reunion of the maxillary knobs along the medial line so that (as he said) one ear could hear what the other spoke, the benefits of anesthesia or twilight sleep, the prolongation of labour…

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as in: references cited in the endnotes Define
to mention a source of information -- usually as proof or an example that supports an idea
as in: cited from the President's speech Define
to quote someone (to make a point)
as in: cited for valor Define
commend or praise publicly -- especially someone in the military
as in: cited for speeding Define
to officially mention someone in a legal matter - especially to charge someone with breaking the law or to demand they appear in court
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