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  • Holabird had, five years before, done one bit of research which had taken his name into scientific journals throughout the world: he had studied the effect of the extirpation of the anterior lobes of a dog’s brain on its ability to find its way through the laboratory.

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  • The medication assists where surgery cannot completely extirpate a tumor.
  • It takes more than laws to extirpate prejudice.

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