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King James Bible: Leviticus, Chapter 21
Chapter 21 21:1 And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto the priests the sons of Aaron, and say unto them, There shall none be defiled for the dead among his people: 21:2 But for his kin, that is near unto him, that is, for his mother, and for his father, and...
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King James Bible: Leviticus, Chapter 22
Chapter 22 22:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 22:2 Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, that they separate themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel, and that they profane not my holy name in those things which they hallow unto me: I am...
Old Testament >> Leviticus

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Adult scurvy - University of Washington
his publication A treatise of the scurvy (1753).1 The contents reveal his considerable of contemporary ideas regarding the origin, nature and cure of scurvy.
Infantile Scurvy: A Historical Perspective
of lemon juice to the sea voyagers, scurvy became rare at sea.
Distr.: General. SCURVY and its prevention and control in major emergencies .
James Lind: A Treatise of the Scurvy, 1753.
On the 20th May, 1747, I took twelve patients in the scurvy on board the Salisbury at sea. Their cases were as similar as I could have them.

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It wasn't all drowning and scurvy on those old sailing ships
By Tom Garrett A few weeks ago we took a look at iron men, wooden ships, and multiple ways to die. But I had to leave out and I felt bad about it — the trips that made it without killing off half the passengers and crew.
Drink This!
Tyranena Scurvy beer: The beer world has almost run out of ways to make that most ubiquitous of styles — India pale ales — but credit Tyranena Brewing Co. with finding one of the few remaining novel methods: an IPA brewed with orange peel.
Mac Deford: Politicians: Scurvy Then; Worse Now?
by Thomas McAdams Deford Watching tragedy - whether Sophocles or Shakespeare - is, we are told, cathartic. Or, at the very least, it makes us realize that, after all, life could be worse.
Home Burglars Steal Cremated Dog Remains
The burglars also stole the cedar boxes containing the ashes of two other dogs, Lucy and T. by Bruce Felps Someone among your scurvy ranks pulled off a successful heist Thursday in East Dallas not far from Casa Linda Plaza.
Dengue Fever in the Philippines By Mervyn Penny (Dipolog City)
That condition is called “Subclinical Scurvy." Cure the underlying condition and you clear up the original complaint: in this case Dengue Fever. It is the “Subclinical Scurvy” that kills.

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Scurvy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scurvy is a disease resulting from a deficiency of vitamin C, which is required for the synthesis of collagen in humans.
The Danger of Scurvy
Explains why teenagers are at risk, signs and symptoms, and why ascorbic acid is important. Includes pictures, history of the disease, and quotes from teens.
Aug 8, 2011 Scurvy is a state of dietary deficiency of vitamin C (ascorbic acid).
Scurvy: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Scurvy is a disease that occurs when you have a severe lack of vitamin C ( ascorbic acid) in your diet.
What Is Scurvy? What Causes Scurvy?
Jun 30, 2009 Scurvy is a condition where an individual has a vitamin C (ascorbic acid) deficiency.

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