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A Farewell to Arms
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  • Because people get very blabby under an anaesthetic.
  • He used a local anaesthetic called something or other "snow," which froze the tissue and avoided pain until the probe, the scalpel or the forceps got below the frozen portion.
  • Another doctor in a mask gave the anaesthetic.

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  • We use a local anesthetic so you won’t feel pain, but will remain conscious.
  • Each wrong act brings with it its own anesthetic, dulling the conscience...
    Rose McCaulay

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