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  • More likely he'll acquire a beautiful hernia," Harding says.†   (source)
  • Safer except you'll get four hernias your first week.†   (source)
  • He could come through other people's tonsillectomies without suffering any postoperative distress, and even endure their hernias and hemorrhoids with only mild nausea and revulsion.†   (source)
  • Not to mention he had had to keep his stomach muscles clenched to prevent a hernia.†   (source)
  • These are the used sections—broken bones, cuts, bruises, mumps, measles, backache, scarlet fever, diphtheria, rheumatism, female complaints, hernia, and of course everything to do with pregnancy and the birth of children.†   (source)
  • After all, Marion-bhaiya took care of my hernia so lovingly.†   (source)
  • Katie had obviously recovered from her double hernia surgery in the Philippines nicely and was toting my niece, Abby, everywhere, despite being pregnant.†   (source)
  • It was said that the hernia whistled like a lugubrious bird on stormy nights and twisted in unbearable pain when a buzzard feather was burned nearby, but no one complained about those discomforts because a large, well-carried rupture was, more than anything else, a display of masculine honor.†   (source)
  • Even if I'm doing a hernia or a hydrocele ....in fact the simpler the operation, the more likely this is to happen ....I have to look up the surgical anatomy, go over all the steps in an operative book, even though after all these years I don't need to.†   (source)
  • Dear Dr. Giles, ....in Ethiopia we classify hernias as "below the knee" and "above the knee," not "direct" or "indirect."†   (source)
  • A surgeon allowed Missing to fix complex fractures, remove goiters and other tumors, perform skin grafts for burns, repair strangulated hernias, take out enlarged prostates or cancerous breasts, or drill a hole in the skull to let out a blood clot pressing against the brain.†   (source)
  • The Army and Navy doctors had me cough for them and agreed that I had inguinal hernia.†   (source)
  • Changing times had ended the business and a hernia had ended Peter Keating, Sr., twelve years ago.†   (source)
  • "Another American," said the driver in Italian looking at the hernia man.†   (source)
  • Two men were lifting the hernia man to put him in.†   (source)
  • I couldn't wait to recover from the hernia and go to the war.†   (source)
  • I got a double hernia.†   (source)
  • That I had Nestor's hernia, thou wouldst think.†   (source)
  • some of them shew the boss and the shape of the horrible swollen members, that seem like to the malady of hernia, in the wrapping of their hosen, and eke the buttocks of them, that fare as it were the hinder part of a she-ape in the full of the moon.†   (source)
  • The mal caduco, cramps, convulsions, paralysies, epilepsies, tremor-cordia, retired nerves, ill vapours of the spleen, stopping of the liver, the stone, the strangury, hernia ventosa, iliaca passio; stops a disenteria immediately; easeth the torsion of the small guts: and cures melancholia hypocondriaca, being taken and applied according to my printed receipt.†   (source)
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