Jonny was safe, even if she hadn't been able to wipe away all traces of the poison in his blood.
Its words are poison but its magic protects my city.
I didn't even see any poison ivy today.
He dies by poison soon afterwards.
Desault died suddenly, not without suspicion of poison, on the 1st of June, and it was some days before doctors Pelletan and Dumangin were called.
That's not poison ivy.
Are you sure it's poison ivy?
She could poison your tea.
The roots of Aconitum ferox supply the famous Indian (Nepal) poison called bikh, bish or nabee.
Poison is not poisonous after all, nor are any wounds fatal.
There followed a long conflict, with alternations of success and defeat, which was not terminated till the death of the prince of Viana, perhaps by poison given him by his stepmother, in 1461.
He continued his intrigues against the English government, and in 1598 he was charged with complicity in a plot to poison Queen Elizabeth.
Carbolic acid is distinguished from all other acids so-called - except oxalic acid and hydrocyanic acid - in that it is a neurotic poison, having a marked action directly upon the nervous system.
There is as much secrecy about the cooking as if he had a design to poison you.
She felt the poison in Talon's blood, but whatever poison ran in the devil's body was inseparable from him.
And today's primary method for treating cancer is, in a way, very tenth century: Essentially, chemotherapy is a medical way of saying, Let's fill you so full of poison either you or the cancer dies.
"Poison, my boy!" cried King Astyages, much alarmed.
But put an extra condiment into your dish, and it will poison you.
She couldn't quite understand what the poison was; it wasn't a normal infection, and yet it couldn't be anything else.
Trying to convict her, he told her she had worn him out, had caused his quarrel with his son, had harbored nasty suspicions of him, making it the object of her life to poison his existence, and he drove her from his study telling her that if she did not go away it was all the same to him.
"No poison, right?" he asked.
To plot against him, to attempt his life by poison or the sword, was accounted virtuous.
Hausmann in 1813, alludes to the arsenic and iron present (cfipµ.aKov, poison, and aLo pos, iron).
What now - poison ivy?
She didn't bring any calamine lotion because she had never broken out with poison ivy before.
I've been around poison ivy before and I didn't break out.
In 1678 the murder of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey was ascribed to her servants, and Titus Oates accused her of a design to poison the king.
Partly on account of his inability to share in the amusements of his fellows by reason of a deformity due to vaccine poisoning before he was five (the poison permanently arresting the growth and development of his legs), he was an eager student, and in 1814 he graduated at the College of South Carolina with the highest rank in his class and with a reputation throughout the state for scholarship and eloquence.
The bite, for example, of large species of the family Aviculariidae, sometimes called Mygales, and sometimes, but erroneously, known as tarantulas, species which have fangs half an inch long and as sharp as needles and a considerable quantity of poison, may be very painful, though seldom serious provided the health of the patient be good.
He is not the body to be buried; he will not remain with his friends after he has drunk the poison, but he will go away to the happiness of the blessed.
Pythium in seedlingsor to a poison diffusing from cell to cell; in the case of unicellular plantse.g.
It contains considerable quantities of the alkaloid pseudaconitine, which is the most deadly poison known.
No certain cure has been or is likely to be discovered for their poison, but in less serious cases strychnine has been used with advantage.
The irritation set up by the hatching egg and its resulting larva appears to be the stimulus to development, and net a poison or enzyme injected by the insect.
The primary function of this poison is to kill the prey upon which they feed, its action being very rapid upon insects.
died on the 1st of December 1521, so suddenly that the last sacraments could not be administered; but the contemporary suspicions of poison were unfounded.
He was attacked by assassins on the steps of St Peter's and badly wounded; attendants carried him to a cardinal's house, and, fearing poison, he was nursed only by his wife and Sancha, his sister-in-law.
But Pompey's partisans were beforehand with him: he was taken off by poison and got not so much as a burial in his fatherland.
The bite, however, of any spider, strong enough to pierce the skin, may give rise to a certain amount of local inflammation and pain depending principally upon the amount of poison injected.
The poison she thought she'd cleared from his body lingered.
The poison must not be strong enough to injure the roots, leaves, &c., of the host-plant, or allowed to act long enough to bring about such injury.
It is sometimes said that lime acts as a poison on some plants and not on others, and sometimes that it is the physiological dryness of calcareous soils that is the important factor.
Altogether colchicum is a puzzle, and will remain so until the efficient poison of gout is isolated and defined.
There is one possible exception, however, to the innocuous nature of the poison and this is supplied by the species of the genus Lathrodectus, one of the Theridiidae.
In rheumatic hyperpyrexia, where the poison has attacked the central nervous system, salicylates almost always fail.
The occurrence was of course attributed to poison, although quite without foundation, being merely due to malaria, at that time very prevalent in Rome.
Accused of attempting to poison the king of France and other prominent persons, and of other crimes, his French estates were seized by order of Charles V., and soon afterwards Navarre was invaded by the Castilians.
It should always be specially noted whether the fungi to be consumed are in a fresh and wholesome condition, otherwise they act as a poison in precisely the same way as does any other semi-putrid vegetable.
The former established himself in 64 at Panticapaeum, and was planning new campaigns against the Romans when his own troops revolted, and, after vainly trying to poison himself, he ordered a Gallic mercenary to kill him.
The following poisons may not be sold, either retail or wholesale, unless distinctly labelled with the name of the article, and the word poison, with the name and address of the seller: Almonds, essential oil of (unless deprived of prussic acid).
Though this at first met with some acceptance, Strasburger showed that the action goes on in great lengths of stem the cells of which have been killed by poison or by the action of heat.
But it is certain that it can only be present in a cell in very small amount at any moment, for an extremely dilute solution acts as a poison to protoplasm.
The inability to enter the cells may be due to the lack of chemotactic bodies, to incapacity to form cellulose-dissolving enzymes, to the existence in the hostcells of antagonistic bodies which neutralize or destroy the acids, enzymes or poisons formed by the hyphae, or even to the formation and excretion of bodies which poison the Fungus.
This Strophanthus is not remarkable for its rubber - which is mere bird lime - but for the powerful poison of its seeds, often used for poisoning arrows, but of late much in use as a drug for treating diseases of the heart.
Poison lingered in him.
If she didn't know better, she'd say whatever the poison was, it felt like what lingered in Jonny's body.
Probably all of them secrete an active poison by the aid of their glands, but the effects of these substances are not readily perceptible.
A hooded snake (Naja haemachates), the imfezi of the natives, is dangerous, and spits or ejects its poison; besides this there are a few other varieties of the cobra species.
When a special poison has entered the wound at the time of its infliction or at some subsequent date, it is necessary to provide against septic conditions of the wound itself and blood-poisoning of the general circulation.
A Japanese does not say the poison killed him but he died on account of the poison; nor does he say the war has caused commodities to appreciate, but commodities have appreciated in consequence of the war.
The so-called colubrine venomous snakes, which retain in a great measure an external resemblance to the innocuous snakes, have the maxillary bone not at all, or but little, shortened, armed in front with a fixed, erect fang, which is provided with a deep groove or canal for the conveyance of the poison, the fluid being secreted by a special poison-gland.
The poison is secreted in modified upper labial glands, or in a pair of large glands which are the homologues of the parotid salivary glands of other animals.
The poison-bag lies on the side of the head between the eye and the mandibular joint and is held in position by strong ligaments which are attached to this joint and to the maxilla so that the act of opening the jaws and concomitant erection of the fangs automatically squeezes the poison out of the glands.
Digestion is quick and much accelerated by the quantity of saliva which is secreted during the progress of deglutition, and in venomous snakes probably also by the chemical action of the poison.
- Poison Apparatus of Rattlesnake.
Therefore it will not be out of place to add here a chapter on snake poison and on the best means (ineffectual though they be in numerous cases) of counteracting its deleterious effects.
It is absorbed by the conjunctiva, but, excepting cobra poison, not by the mouth or alimentary canal, provided there be no hollow teeth and no abrasions.
The Symptoms of Cobra Poison.
The symptoms of the bite from the Daboia or Vipera russeli resemble the effects of rattlesnake poison, but sanious discharges from the rectum, &c., are an additional and prominent feature.
Snakes can poison each other, even those of the same kind.
They are all more or less poisonous, paralysing their prey before, or during the act of swallowing; the poison-fangs standing so far back in the mouth, these snakes cannot easily inflict wounds with them on man; moreover, the poison is not very strong and not available in large quantities.
In confinement it evinces great ferocity, opening its mouth and erecting its fangs, from which the poison is seen to flow in drops.
Doliophis intestinalis of Indo-China has enormously developed poison glands, which extend down the whole anterior third of the body, in front of the heart.
Although the poison of these narrowmouthed snakes is probably as virulent as that of the preceding, man has much less to fear from them, as they bite only under great provocation.
As all these animals are killed by the poison of the snake before they are swallowed, and as their muscles are perfectly relaxed, their armature is harmless to the snake, which begins to swallow its prey from the head, and depresses the spines as deglutition proceeds.
Viperidae.-The maxillaries are very short, movably pivoting upon the prefrontals and also attached to the ectopterygoids, so that they can be erected together with the large poison fangs, which, besides reserve teeth, are the only maxillary teeth.
Driven to extremities, Clement consented to call a Consistory to consider the step, but on the very eve of the day set for its meeting he died (2nd of February 1769), not without suspicion of poison, of which, however, there appears to be no conclusive evidence.
According to Moray's version of the letter, Mary was to try to poison Darnley in a house on the way between Glasgow and Edinburgh where he and she were to stop. Clearly Lord Livingstone's house, Callendar, where they did rest on their journey, is intended.
Moray's version of the letter made Mary tell Bothwell to poison or put away his wife.
Ochino was at once cited, but was deterred from presenting himself at Rome by the warnings of Peter Martyr and of Cardinal Contarini, whom he found at Bologna, dying of poison administered by the reactionary party.
For poison and other glands, see L.
Shortly before his death, which one tradition ascribes to poison, another to natural causes, he indicated Omar as his successor, after the manner Mahomet had observed in his own case.
To save her from such humiliation he sent her poison, with which she destroyed herself.
In a gas the state of things is very different; an odour is known to spread rapidly through great distances, even in the stillest air, and a gaseous poison or corrosive will attack not only those objects which are in contact with its source but also all those which can be reached by the motion of its molecules.
The formidable increase of the rabbit has been arrested, mainly by poison and wire-netting fences.
The latter successfully repelled Critias' denunciation of treason, but was led away by violence and forced to take poison.
After this period of formation his fame began to spread abroad, and the monks of a neighbouring monastery induced him to become their abbot; but their lives were irregular and dissolute, and on his trying to put down abuses they attempted to poison him.
In 74 B.C. he accused his stepfather Statius Albius Oppianicus of an attempt to poison him;.
It is a strong poison.
Not long after he died of poison, administered, according 3 Bracton, De Legibus, lib.
They are usually much dreaded by country people, and although they are quite harmless to man, the large glands which are disposed very regularly on their smooth, shiny bodies, secrete a very active, milky poison which protects them from the attacks of many enemies.
It is a regular constituent of the atmosphere, and is found in many spring waters and in volcanic gases; it also occurs in the uncombined condition at the Grotto del Cane (Naples) and in the Poison Valley (Java).
In large doses it is a dangerous poison, converting the oxyhaemoglobin of the blood into methaemoglobin.
- The teeth of Heloderma are recurved, with slightly swollen bases, loosely attached to the inner edge of the jaws; each tooth is grooved, and those of the lower jaw are in close vicinity of the series of labial glands which secrete a poison; the only instance among lizards.'
Small animals are probably paralyzed or killed by the bite, the poison being effective enough to produce severe symptoms even in man.
Lanthanotus corneensis, of which only a few specimens are known, is apparently closely allied to Heloderma, although the teeth are not grooved, osteoderms are absent and probably also the poison glands.
A reaction to resin produced by poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac is the most common source of symptoms.
I think I've got poison ivy.
The Ground Game Act 1880, prohibits night shooting, or the use of spring traps above ground or poison.
To secure himself from rivals in his own family, he is said to have murdered his brother and imprisoned his mother on a charge of attempting to poison him.
Spears of iron-wood, abundantly barbed, and small bows and bamboo arrows free from poison are their principal weapons."
In large doses it is a convulsent poison.
6-20), the neutralizing by meal of the poison in the pottage of the famine-stricken sons of the prophets at Jericho (iv.
" Lady Glamis," as she was called, a Douglas lady, widow of Lord Glamis, was burned for abetting her brother Angus and devising the king's death by poison.
Atholl was his chief opponent, but in April 1579 he died suddenly, after dining with Morton; poison was suspected.
died after much suffering, and the question has been hotly debated ever since whether poison was the cause of his death.
But the latest researches have shown that there is no evidence to support the theory of poison.
The concretions known as bezoar-stones, formerly much used in medicine and as antidotes of poison, are obtained from the stomach of the wild goat.
Hydrocyanic acid is a protoplasmic poison, directly lethal to all living tissues, whether in a plant or an animal.
It is by no means the most powerful poison known, for such an alkaloid as pseud-aconitine, which is lethal in dose of about 1/200 of a grain, is some hundreds of times more toxic, but prussic acid is by far the most rapid poison known, a single inhalation of it producing absolutely instantaneous death.
Ammonia should be given by inhalation, and artificial respiration must never be forgotten, as by it the paralysed breathing may be compensated for and the poison excreted.
Otto died shortly after his election, when Boniface VII., on the strength of the popular feeling against the new pope, returned from Constantinople and placed John in prison, where he died either by starvation or poison.
His early death was supposed to have been due to poison administered by his wife.
The latter conquests were, however, soon lost, and Kaikobad himself died in 12 3 4 of poison administered to him by his son and successor, Ghiyass ed-din Kaikhosrau II.
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The result is to prevent the local corrosive action of the poison and to prevent absorption of the metals.
AEMILIUS MACER, of Verona, Roman didactic poet, author of two poems, one on birds (Ornithogonia), the other on the antidotes against the poison of serpents (Theriaca), imitated from the Greek poet Nicander of Colophon.
To his thinking, poison and the dagger were less to be feared by the pope than the lust of power.
His soaring plans were destroyed by the death of Alexander VI., who met his end on the 18th of August 1503 by the Roman fever - not by poison.
The sudden death of the duchess, attributed on dubious evidence to poison, left her unprovided for, but the king placed her among the ladies in waiting of his own queen.
Scorpions noted for the virulence of their poison abound as well as horse leeches in the tanks.
The Turks now believe that a vase of this earth destroys the effect of any poison drunk from it - a belief which the ancients attached rather to the earth from Cape Kolias in Attica.
Idiosyncrasy plays a considerable part in determining the effects, some people being particularly susceptible; death has occurred in five minutes from the appearance of the first symptoms, but when a narcotic has been administered at the same time as the poison the development is proportionately slow.
A monastery of Dominican friars, founded by O'Reilly, chieftain of the Brenny, formerly existed here, and became the burial-place of the celebrated Irish general, Owen O'Neill, who died as_ is supposed by poison, in 1649, at Cloughoughter.
of Macedon attempted to poison him.
She assented on condition that the divorce could be lawfully effected without impeachment of her son's legitimacy; whereupon Lethington undertook in the name of all present that she should be rid of her husband without any prejudice to the child - at whose baptism a few days afterwards Bothwell took the place of the putative father, though Darnley was actually residing under the same roof, and it was not till after the ceremony that he was suddenly struck down by a sickness so violent as to excite suspicions of poison.
After two clumsy attempts had been made to poison him at Perez's table, he was killed by bravos on the night of Easter Monday, the 31st of March 1578.
Like all the precious stones, the diamond was credited with many marvellous virtues; among others the power of averting insanity, and of rendering poison harmless; and in the middle ' Diamonds are invariably weighed in carats and in z, 4, a, 1, s, of a carat.
Blackstone (1723-1780), to be sure, a hundred years later, says that, "if a woman is quick with child, and by poison or otherwise killeth it in her womb, or if any one beat her, whereby the child dieth in her body, and she is delivered of a dead child, this, though not murder, was, by the ancient law, homicide or manslaughter."
The English law on the subject is now governed by the Offences against the Person Act 1861, which makes the attempting to cause miscarriage by administering poison or other noxious thing, or unlawfully using any instrument equally a felony, whether the woman be, or be not, with child.
If a woman administers to herself any poison or other noxious thing, or unlawfully uses any instrument or other means to procure her own miscarriage, she is guilty of felony.
In large quantities it is a poison, but in smaller quantities it acts as a stimulant.
It is a striking example of the way in which such legends grow, that it is only the latest of these authorities, Hsiian Tsang, who says that, though ostensibly approaching the Buddha with a view to reconciliation, Devadatta had concealed poison in his nail with the object of murdering the Buddha.
died, probably from poison administered by Benedict, who was reinstalled for the third time.
Having removed Drusus (the son of Tiberius) by poison, he persuaded the emperor to retire to the island of Capreae.
(From Cheshire's Bees and Bee-keeping.) Poison bag.
His death was variously ascribed "to despair, to poison, and to the divine justice."
For this he waited impatiently five years, keeping himself posted by spies of every stage of the king's last illness, and thus laying himself open to the accusation, believed in by Charles himself, that he had hastened the end by poison, a charge which modern historians deny.
It is an extremely powerful poison.
After some successes, the pretender was ultimately cornered at the castle of Sanam near Kish, and took poison together with all the members of his family.
The unfortunate man was brought by the caliph himself to Bagdad, and there died, apparently by poison.
He died six months after, by poison, it is said.
The day after Barkiyaroq's triumphant entry into Bagdad, Muharram 487 (February 1094), he died suddenly, apparently by poison.
He carried poison with him, but never used it.
With the king's full cognisance, accordingly, Perez, after several unsuccessful attempts to poison Escovedo, succeeded in procuring his assassination in a street of Madrid on the 31st of March 1578.
In fact dissemination seems to have taken place, as usual, by the conversion of one house after another into a focus of disease, a process favoured by the fatal custom of shutting up infected houses with all their inmates, which was not only almost equivalent to a sentence of death on all therein, but caused a dangerous concentration of the poison.
How the poison passes from one person to another is less clear.
It is therefore easily intelligible that they may play an important part in multiplying and fixing the poison on a locality.
In the former the poison clearly fastens on the locality, and gradually increases its hold.
Now the poison is contained, as we have already seen, in the discharges from patients, and in such infected localities the standing conditions and the habits of the people combine to retain the discharges on the premises.
The floors, mostly of mud covered with dung, are fouled with spittle, vomit, and urine, and, being seldom or never cleaned out, foster a gradual accumulation of poison, to which infected rats and the concealment of illness contribute.
The urine is nevertheless small in amount and contains albumen and blood owing to the local inflammation produced in the kidney by the passage of the poison through that organ.
The treatment is far from satisfactory, and consists in keeping up the strength and diluting the poison in the blood and in the urine by the administration of bland fluids, such as soda-water, milk and plain water, in quantities as large as possible.
In 62 Burrus died, it was said by poison, and Seneca retired from the unequal contest.
Sir George Wakeman, the queen's physician, was accused of purposing to poison the king, and the queen was named as being concerned in the plot.
Karl Schwarz happily remarks that, as the English apologists of the 18th century were themselves infected with the poison of the deists whom they end eavoured to refute, so Tholuck absorbed some of the heresies of the rationalists whom he tried to overthrow.
That which is taboo, for instance, the person of the king, or woman's blood, is poison or medicine according as it is manipulated, being inherently just n potentiality for wonder-working in any direction.
Her sudden death from dysentery, shortly after the birth of her fourth child, was accordingly attributed to poison.
There appears to be little doubt that the active principle in this beverage is a poison of an alkaloidal nature.
This prince, who had slain an elder brother, died by poison (1485), after a reign of seven years.
It can be obtained in the anhydrous condition by heating it gently to about 120° C. It has a bitter taste and is a strong poison.
Although this result is best obtained when the venom and serum are mixed in a glass before injection, yet if they be injected at the same time in different parts of the body the animal will still be protected and the poison will not produce its usual deadly results.
At the same time it produces a poison which causes inflammation of the nerves, leading to paralysis, which sometimes proves fatal.
Eusebius quotes from him the resurrection of a dead person 4 in the experience of "Philip the Apostle" - who had resided in Hierapolis, and from whose daughters Papias derived the story - and also the drinking of poison ("when put to the test by the unbelievers," says Philip of Side, by "Justus, surnamed Barsabbas") without ill effect.'
of Castile, discovering or alleging that Leonora had plotted to poison him, imprisoned her in a convent at Tordesillas, where she died in 1386.
Immunity, however, probably results from certain substances introduced into the system during the disease rather than from the disease itself; for by properly adjusted doses of the poison (in the widest sense), immunity may result without any symptoms of the disease occurring.
In large doses it is a poison causing giddiness, deafness, salivation, sweating and convulsions.
The same may be said of the numerous silly stories told of his life, such as that of his procuring a free passage to Paris by inscribing packets "Poison for the king," and so forth.
The duke of Calabria, after repeated misfortunes in Italy, was offered the crown of Aragon in 1467, but died, apparently by poison, at Barcelona on the 16th of December 1470; the duke's eldest son Nicholas perished in 1473, also under suspicion of poisoning; Rene's daughter Margaret was a refugee from England, her son Prince Edward was murdered in 1471, and she herself became a prisoner, to be rescued by Louis XI.
Taken in large doses nitrate of silver is a powerful poison, causing violent abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhoea with the development of gastro-enteritis.
The treatment consists in the use of solutions of common salt, followed by copious draughts of milk or white of egg and water or soap in water, in order to dilute the poison and protect the mucous membranes of the oesophagus and stomach from its action.
But at this juncture Germanicus was suddenly attacked at Epidaphne near Antioch by a violent illness, which he himself and his friends attributed to poison administered by Plancina, the wife of Piso, at the instigation of Tiberius.
"Gall," meaning a sore or painful swelling, especially on a horse, may be the same word, derived from an early use of the word as meaning "poison."
When Darius attempted to become independent of the powerful vizier (xt.Mapxos), Bagoas tried to poison him too; but Darius was warned and forced him to drink the poison himself (Diod xvii.
Boadicea took poison; thousands of Britons fell in the fight or were hunted down in the ensuing guerrilla.
The personal fascinations of Cleopatra induced him to undertake a war on her behalf, in which Ptolemy lost his life, and she was replaced on the throne in conjunction with a younger brother, of whom, however, she soon rid herself by poison.
Two years later Jacoba, with Humphrey, invaded Holland, where she was now opposed by her former husband, John of Brabant, John of Bavaria having died of poison.
The important thing is to prevent the absorption of the poison, so emetics and purgatives should be given at once.
Like all spiders, the tarantula possesses poison glands in its jaws, but there is not a particle of trustworthy evidence that the secretion of these glands is more virulent than that of other spiders of the same size, and the medieval belief that the bite of the spider gave rise to tarantism has long been abandoned.
The crime has, however, never been proved, though a Milanese physician, who performed the task of dissecting the corpse of Peter Philarges, seems to have thought that he found traces of poison.
It has a sharp burning taste and a penetrating smell, and acts as a violent poison.
He endeavoured to poison Tiberius's mind against him, seduced Drusus's wife and persuaded her to assist him in murdering her husband.
Her physician Eudemus prepared and the eunuch Lygdus administered a slow poison, from the effects of which Drusus died after a lingering illness.
In 183 he undertook an embassy to Prusias, king of Bithynia, to induce him to deliver up Hannibal, who forestalled his fate by taking poison.
The dysentery poison appears to exert its effects upon the glandular structures of the large intestine, particularly in its lower part.
In acute mania it acts like hyoscyamine in producing sleep. In large doses stramonium is a narcotic poison producing the wellmarked stages of exaltation of function, diminution of functional activity, and later loss of function, sinking into coma and paralysis.
At the time poison was suspected, but documentary evidence has proved the suspicion to be unfounded.
BOA, a name formerly applied to all large serpents which, devoid of poison fangs, kill their prey by constriction; but now confined to that subfamily of the Boidae which are devoid of teeth in the praemaxilla and are without supraorbital bones.
By this time Demosthenes felt that the poison which he had sucked from the pen was beginning to work.
This contains a large variety of hard-wooded and valuable timber trees, including species of Weinmannia (Lalona 1), Elaeocarpus (Voanana), Dalbergia (Vbambbana), Nuxia (Valanirana), Podocarpus, a pine, the sole species in the island (Hetatra),Tambourissa (Amhara), Neobaronia (Harah¢ra), Ocotea (Varongy) and probably ebony, Diospyros sp., &c. The following trees are characteristic of Madagascar vegetation, some of them being endemic, and others very prominent features in the landscape: the traveller's-tree (Urania speciosa), with its graceful crown of plantain-like leaves growing like an enormous fan at the top of a tall trunk, and affording a supply of pure cool water, every part of the tree being of some service in building; the Raphia (rofia) palm (Sagus ruffia); the tall fir-like Casuarina equisetifolia or beef wood tree, very prominent on the eastern coast, as well as several species of screw-pine (Pandanus); the Madagascar spice (Ravintsara madagascariensis), a large forest tree, with fragrant fruit, leaves and bark; a beautiful-leaved species of Calophyllum; and the Tangena (Tanghinia veneniflua), formerly employed as a poison ordeal.
The chief of these was the celebrated tangena poison ordeal, in which there was implicit belief, and by which, until its prohibition by an article in the AngloMalagasy treaty of 1865, thousands of persons perished every year.
In acute poisoning the interval between the reception of the poison and the onset of symptoms ranges from ten minutes, or even less, if a strong solution be taken on an empty stomach, to twelve or more hours if the drug be taken in solid form and the stomach be full of food.
The similarity of the symptoms to those of cholera is very marked, but if the suspicion arises it can soon be cleared up by examining any of the secretions for arsenic. More rarely the poison seems to centre itself on the nerve centres, and gastro-intestinal symptoms may be almost or quite absent.
Disease and famine; crushing imposts and extortions; official debasement of the currency; bankruptcy; state prisons; religious and political inquisition; suppression of all institutions for the safe-guarding of rights; tyranny by the intendants; royal, feudal and clerical oppression burdening every faculty and every necessary of life; monstrous and incurable luxury; the horrible drama of poison; the twofold adultery of Madame de Montespan; and the narrow bigotry of Madame de Maintenon-~--all concurred to make the end of the reign a sad contrast with the splendour of its beginning.
Wamba (672680) is credited with an attempt to reform the state, but he was tonsured while unconscious from illness or poison, and disappeared into a religious house.
This was finally achieved, after a hideous story of fratricidal hatred and murder by poison, by Peter IV.
Jovellanos was compelled in August to retire on account of ill healththe result, it was rumouredof attempts on the part of his opponents to poison him.
The prospect drove him insane, and he attempted suicide; he purchased poison, he placed a penknife at his heart, but hesitated to apply either measure of self-destruction.
His health, always delicate, had been further weakened, according to popular report, by a slow poison prepared for him by the king of Navarre.
It possesses a somewhat pleasant vinous odour and a burning aromatic taste; it is a highly acrid poison.
His last letter on politics, written two days before his death, illustrates the two sides of his thinking already emphasized: in this letter he warns his New England friends against dismemberment of the union as " a clear sacrifice of great positive advantages, without any counterbalancing good; administering no relief to our real disease, which is democracy, the poison of which, by a subdivision, will only be more concentrated in each part, and consequently the more virulent."
The explanation generally given is that the nerve and other cells become accustomed to the drug, so that they cease to react, or that an antitoxin is formed which antagonizes the poison, or that the poison is rapidly destroyed in the body.
Tolerance is therefore analogous to, but not identical with, the immunity which takes place with the toxins of infectious diseases and snake poison.
When taken by the mouth phosphorus is an irritant poison in large doses; in small doses the only effects noticeable consist in an increased formation of bony and connective tissue, although it is also supposed to exert a gently stimulating effect upon the nervous system.
Apomorphine is essentially a muscle poison, but owing to the fact that minute 'doses stimulate the vomiting centre and cause emesis before any other symptoms are observable, its emetic action is the most prominent effect in man.
Hydrocyanic acid is a general protoplasmic poison, all the lower organisms being very susceptible to its action, while in the higher animals it speedily depresses or paralyses all forms of nerve tissue.
Every one declared that she died by poison administered by her husband.
Towards the end of the same year Isotta died also, apparently of a slow fever, but really, it was believed, by poison.
His arm was wounded, and something akin to poison ran in his blood.
Some strange poison ran through the Black God's body.
I find somewhat ironic the current outcry about the use of poison gas by Iraq from states which did nothing at the time.
Further, fibrillar amyloid has been shown to poison neurones, at least in the laboratory.
And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers.
antidote for poison with the words ' be taken fasting, plus a grain of salt ' .
Charges dropped against man who gave poison antidote to rats.
antifreeze made with propylene glycol instead of ethylene glycol, which is a deadly poison even in small doses.
Where tetanus has become established, antibodies are used to work against the poison (known as tetanus antitoxins ).
For many centuries, South Americans had killed their victims with poison arrows that paralyzed muscles.
All in a Days Work Placing poison bait in the sewer system to eradicate rodents.
Sensitive patients challenged with an extract of poison ivy orally developed degranulation of circulating basophils within an hour (Shelley & Resnik 1965 ).
After some research I found:- This medication is actually derived from a bacteria that produces the deadly poison botulism.
Background on Ricin Ricin is a poison that can be made from the waste (mash) left over from processing castor beans.
No, it's sort of like a poison chalice.
It has only small chelicera (' jaws ') but with a very potent poison.
cholinergic poison, not very dissimilar from what you would know as a " nerve agent " .
Welcome to Herbal Fusion - Botox is made from ' botulinum toxin ', a poison produced by the bacterium clostridium botulinum.
POISONING The use of an anti coagulant based poison is the most effective weapon against rodents.
General characteristics The blue poison dart frog ranges from light powder blue to deep cobalt in color.
cockroach poison in the sandwiches.
conium maculatum L. Poison Hemlock, Carrot Fern Dermatitis from the plant was reported by several authors cited by Touton (1932 ).
Mercury is the only cumulative vaporizing poison permanently implanted in the human body.
Hunters tipped their darts with a potent plant poison called curare or with poison from certain species of frogs.
cyanide of potassium, a deadly poison, which he gave to Sarah in a glass of stout.
The majority of them are stunned by divers who use cyanide to poison the waters around them.
Strong Poison When Mystery writer Harriet Vane is accused of the murder of her lover, the evidence seems pretty damning.
These small brown frogs are related to the brightly colored poison dart frogs.
deadly poison) to kill Castro.
This poison fang is supplied with venom from a gland in the head.
febrifuge, piscicide, POISON, for venereal disease (RAR ).
flame throwers, poison gas, aircraft.
Arrow poison frogs pursue the most devoted of family lives high in the boughs.
Slimy Creatures Discover how snails get around, how poison arrow frogs protect themselves and how amphibians breathe.
He said " for someone who's just been pumped full of poison, you're looking really well " .
Poison disk and poison plate methods were used to assess the sensitivity of a range of contact fungicides.
furious to find Lionel is now rich and Bertrand gives her the means to poison her husband.
furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers.
A platform which stands a few feet above napalm, torture, exploitation, poison gas, nuclear bombs, the works.
hag in the closet is a snake handler hoping Theresa's poison will supply a serum.
He had the choice of fleeing Athens or drinking the hemlock - but he didn't get a choice of what poison to drink.
It also includes poisonous species such a poison hemlock, water hemlock and fools parsley.
In addition, wild carrot leaves have small hairs on them, while the leaves of poison hemlock are smooth.
indium oxide is a poison by intravenous route.
A little further on, the dominance of poison became inescapable on the garden " care " shelves.
This is even worse than the poison ivy you once had under a cast.
lesbo love fest where you pick your poison.
lustful glance is one of the poison arrows of Satan.
manufacture of gunpowder; bullets; even poison gas?
Sydney: NSW Poison Plants Committee Opdyke DLJ (1978) Fragrance raw materials monographs.
Lots of stinging nematocysts, full of venom, implant into your skin and pump in the poison.
They were, however, prohibited from engaging in the poison ordeal, enslavement or brutal punishment.
A vote to uphold the poison pill would help protect the Murdoch family from any threats to their long-term control.
COMMENTS Mangoes, native to India, are a member of the cashew family (other relatives include the pistachios and poison ivy ).
The vet checked Sioux's liver and shocked me stating she had ingested poison!
If you suspect someone has swallowed a poison or an overdose of drugs and they appear to be unconscious, try to rouse them.
These glands secrete a weak poison which may deter some predators.
Their fangs are for injecting poison into the prey.
He was told to use Black Leaf 40 (a deadly poison) to kill Castro.
You will always have to consume a cumulative poison every time you drink a glass of water or a cup of tea.
poison ivy you once had under a cast.
poison botulinum toxin-A, freezes facial muscles and eradicates unwanted lines.
poison frogs pursue the most devoted of family lives high in the boughs.
poison pill would help protect the Murdoch family from any threats to their long-term control.
poison gas against its own people.
We've decided to leave rat poison out instead of bananas in future.
His examples will run from bee-keepers and pigeon-fanciers to those anxious and willing to use poison gas, the period weapon of mass destruction.
poison ivy contact dermatitis has been reported by Schwartz & Downham (1981 ).
poison ivy symptoms since I quit juicing and the band feeling around my head did go away in time.
To impregnate (the air, or something to be eaten, etc.) with poison; to render poisonous.
More News Corporation Media giant adopts poison pill News Corporation completed its re-incorporation from Australia to the US last month.
rat poison out instead of bananas in future.
How you could be exposed to ricin It would take a deliberate act to make ricin and use it to poison people.
There is now word that someone tried to send a letter to the White House laced with the lethal poison ricin.
The umbrella had been rigged to inject a poison ricin pellet under Markov's skin.
ruddy duck you shoot or poison is a real death.
STINGS The stinging organ is usually left behind by the bee, along with the poison sac which continues to pump into the skin.
This poison is then consumed by the scavengers - and they too die.
This limited edition release comes complete with ' poison ' green artwork, plus an embossed slipcase with the band's logo in silver.
I for one am glad that my Easter faith does not depend on handling deadly snakes or drinking poison.
spew out poison, Have tectonic plates tear them to shreds.
spitstead of breathing fire it spat venom or spewed poison gas.
There's not enough space on a LSD blotter to contain enough strychnine to poison you.
Now that the poison strychnine is to be banned for use by licensed trappers the problem will be even greater.
Posted by Richard on 8 November, 2004 at 6:12 PM It looks like poison sumac to me.
The potential danger of these creatures should not be underestimated for their poison is 75% the strength of cobra venom, .
The sacred college had grown especially worldly and troublesome since the time of Sixtus IV., and Leo took advantage of a plot of several of its members to poison him, not only to inflict exemplary punishments by executing one and imprisoning several others, but also to make a radical change in the college.
Many points in the development and mechanism of the nematocyst are disputed, but it is tolerably certain (I) that the cnidocil is of sensory nature, and that stimulation, by contact with prey or in other ways, causes a reflex discharge of the nematocyst; (2) that the discharge is an explosive change whereby the in-turned thread is suddenly everted and turned inside out, being thus shot through the opening in the outer wall of the capsule, and forced violently into the tissues of the prey, or, it may be, of an enemy; (3) that the thread inflicts not merely a mechanical wound, but instils an irritant poison, numbing and paralysing in its action.
His writings also were ransacked for matter of accusation against him, "a committee of Scotch spiders being appointed to see if they can gather or make poison out of them."
Thus the poison of various insects induces in plants the cellular new formation known as a gall-nut; a foreign body implanted in a limb may become encysted in a capsule of fibrous tissue; septic matter introduced into the abdomen will cause proliferation of the lining endo(epi)thelium; and placing an animal (salamander, Galeotti) in an ambient medium at a higher temperature than that to which it is accustomed naturally, increases the rapidity of celldivision of its epithelium with augmentation of the number of karyokinetic figures.
The wild dance, called tarantella, was supposed, by causing perspiration, to drive out the poison of the bite.
After the accession of Nero, Agrippina, by playing on his fears, induced him to poison Britannicus at a banquet (A.D.
Upon his death in 465 - said to be due to the poison of Ricimer - this emperor-maker ruled the West for eighteen months without an emperor, and then accepted Leo's candidate Anthemius, diplomatically married his daughter, and for some time lived in peace with him.
Thus it would be advisable to use the physiological antidote only when the dose of the poison - assuming estimation to be possible - was known to be comparatively small.
Being a witch, she knew Theseus before his father did, and tried to persuade Aegeus to poison his son; but Aegeus recognized him by his sword and took him to his arms. Theseus was now declared heir to the throne, and the Pallantids, 2 who had hoped to succeed to the childless king, conspired against Theseus, but he crushed the conspiracy.
Hadi, indignant at the fact that she was generally regarded as the real source of authority, had attempted to poison her, and Khaizoran, hoping to find a more submissive instrument of her will in her second and favourite son, caused Hadi to be smothered with cushions by two young slaves whom she had presented to him.
It can be obtained in the anhydrous condition by heating it gently to about 120Ã‚° C. It has a bitter taste and is a strong poison.
Janeway of New Brunswick published his Antidote to the Poison of Popery in the Writings and Conduct of Professors Nevin and Schaff.
I only hope it wasn't poison.
A small amount of the material recovered from the Wood Green premises has tested positive for the presence of ricin poison.
The umbrella had been rigged to inject a poison ricin pellet under Markov 's skin.
Each ruddy duck you shoot or poison is a real death.
This limited edition release comes complete with ' poison ' green artwork, plus an embossed slipcase with the band 's logo in silver.
I could put on a show of force - Order volcanoes to spew out poison, Have tectonic plates tear them to shreds.
Instead of breathing fire it spat venom or spewed poison gas.
There 's not enough space on a LSD blotter to contain enough strychnine to poison you.
Post a list of emergency numbers, such as the Poison Control Hotline at 1-800-222-1222, your local fire and police departments, your child's pediatrician, and of course 911.
If your child swallows a battery, call poison control at 800-222-1222 right away.
Include the National Poison Hotline (1-800-222-1222), Police, Pediatrician, Dentist, Family Doctor and Fire Department.
Keep phone numbers on hand for your veterinarian, local emergency clinic, and the ASPCA Poison Control Center.
Is it possible he got into antifreeze or mouse poison?
Or, if they put out poison, and the cat eats the mouse, the cat can be poisoned.
Blood clotting disorders: This condition is often caused by a cat ingesting a rodent that has eaten rodent poison.
Never leave out rat poison or other toxic substances.
This might seem like common sense, but even something as innocent as ant poison can create issues with a curious kitten.
This chemical is highly toxic to cats and can be fatal, warns the ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center.
The Animal Poison Control Center provides an informative resource for animal poison-related emergencies.
So not only do they not clog up landfills and animal habitats, they don't poison their surroundings as they decompose either.
Hydrocarbons from petroleum fuels, ammonia, chemical solvents, herbicides and insecticides can change water chemistry as well as poison plants and animals.
Plastic pellets floating in seawater can also choke and poison sea life.
Ichthammol salve draws out the spider poison.
Watch out for poison ivy and other poisonous plants that may grow among berry plants.
Whether you suffer from arthritis, backache, migraines, sore muscles, hives, poison ivy or sports related pain, Hyland's offer many products that will make you feel like yourself again.
Camouflage Chi depleting "poison arrows" - Poison arrows can be sharp corners on furniture or empty corners in a room.
Contact your local poison control center immediately if you suspect a case of accidental indigestion.
If you suspect a case of accidental indigestion, contact your local poison control center.
A "pal" of the band reportedly told OK! magazine the Fall Out Boy's Grammy pass-over was due to Wentz's relationship with Simpson, stating that the band believes that "everything Ashlee touches is poison."
She made a few forgettable films like 1992's Poison Ivy and the made-for-TV movie The Amy Fisher Story.
Trump, along with all his friends, family and fans have been offering their well wishes and hoping for a speedy recovery for the former Poison front man.
Fox and Nancy McKeon in the made-for-TV movie Poison Ivy.
Also, because their body weight is much lower, it takes less of any poison to affect them.
Ethoxyquin is listed as a hazardous material by OSHA, listed as a pesticide by the Department of Agriculture, and label as poison by some manufacturers.
In fact, you may be keeping him from injuring himself if he were to chew on a live electrical cord, or an item that could poison or choke him.
Activities include a pet poison control hotline, attempts to raise standards in shelters and operating the Humane Law Enforcement division which has investigatory powers in New York State.
Remember too, if your dog has a severe medication reaction and appears poisoned and your vet is not available, you may call the ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center at 1-900-443-0000.
Like a wasp, which can sting repeatedly or a bumblebee that loses its sting and leaves a poison sac attached to your dog's nose if that is what happens to be out the window at the time.
It would prove, I think, a good evergreen hedge plant where the dangerous poison of our own Yew makes its use impossible in any place to which horses or cattle have access.
Poison Sumach (Rhus Vernix) - This is a shrub or, in its own country, a small tree with pinnate leaves, and growing in swamps in southern Ontario and the coast district of the eastern States.
Although rubber mulch may go through many treatment processes to remove any residues, many people aren't convinced that the rubber itself won't poison the earth in which it decomposes.
Guitar Tabz: The bass tabs available on this site include Better Life, Be Like That, Down Poison, Not Enough, The Road I'm On and more.
Several of the messages here include, Stay Sober, Poison Free, and Stay True.
Black walnut trees contain a plant poison, so no parts of them should be used in compost.
You should also avoid using any types of leaves that tend to produce allergic responses in humans, such as poison ivy, oak, or sumac.
Once in the environment, they migrate through the water table, and can contaminate municipal water supplies, poison fish in local lakes, and damage the delicate balance of nature in our parks, wildlife refuges and neighborhoods.
Be prepared to take the person immediately to the emergency room if directed to do so by the Poison Control Center.
If you suspect someone has taken too much of the drug, but they aren't experiencing any of the symptoms, call the Poison Control Center.
For example, enemies will sometimes use special attacks that can poison Lex, causing a bit of damage each turn, stun you for a round, or even lock certain letter tiles and make them unusable.
Ruby (red) - Similar to poison, sets the enemy on fire and causes a bit of damage for several turns.
For example, "The Serpent" allows you to poison others, but at the cost of some of your character's health.
If this is an emergency, please call 911 or contact your local poison control center for further instruction.
Merlin the Wizard has a Meteor, Fire, and Poison attacks.
Many of the main characters like The Joker, Penguin and Poison Ivy are unlocked by completing levels--if you don't want to enter a cheat code.
Automobile antifreeze is toxic and can poison the future water supply.
The staff at a poison control center and emergency room doctors have the most experience diagnosing and treating poisoning cases.
A poison may severely depress the central nervous system, leading to coma and eventual respiratory and circulatory failure.
The type of poison, the amount and time of exposure, and the age, size, and health of the victim are all factors which taken together determine the severity of symptoms and the chances for recovery.
Carbon monoxide is the most common form of inhaled poison.
A doctor or poison control center should be called if any form of poisoning is suspected or if children or other persons behave in an odd manner.
The vomit may be tested to determine the exact composition of the poison.
Treatment for poisoning depends on the poison swallowed or inhaled.
Contacting the poison control center or hospital emergency room is the first step in getting proper treatment.
The poison control center's telephone number is often listed with emergency numbers on the inside cover of the telephone book, or it can be reached by dialing the operator.
The poison control center will ask for specific information about the victim and the poison then give appropriate first aid instructions.
If the person is to be taken to a hospital, a sample of vomit and the poison container should be taken along, if they are available.
Once the victim is under medical care, doctors have the option of treating the person with a specific remedy to counteract the poison (antidote) or with activated charcoal to absorb the substance inside the individual's digestive system.
The process is repeated until the washings are free of poison.
A case reported in 2003 involved the use of nicotine to poison 1,700 pounds of ground beef in a Michigan supermarket.
The outcome of poisoning varies from complete recovery to death and depends on the type and amount of the poison, the health of the victim, and the speed with which medical care is obtained.
The number of the nearest Poison Control Center should be posted next to every telephone in the house.
Antidote-A remedy to counteract a poison or injury.
American Association of Poison Control Centers. 3201 New Mexico Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016.
Allergic reactions can also be triggered by insect bites, molds and fungi, certain prescription drugs, plants such as poison ivy and poison oak, and irritating or toxic substances released into the air.
The Poison Control Center phone number should be posted in a prominent place, where family members and other caregivers can find it quickly.
Caregivers should call the Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) immediately when a poisoning incident is suspected.
The experts at the Poison Center provide directions on the appropriate actions to take.
Contact dermatitis is a rash that appears after the skin is exposed to an allergen, such as metal, rubber, some cosmetics or lotions, or some types of plants (e.g. poison ivy).
American Association of Poison Control Centers. 3201 New Mexico Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016.
Avoiding insect bites, bee stings, poison ivy, and similar plants can prevent the resulting itch.
Itching is a symptom of many common childhood ailments such as chickenpox and contact with poison ivy, as well as of some more serious conditions.
Many pit viper and coral snake bites (20%) fail to poison their victim or introduce only a small amount of venom into the victim's body.
EPEC and ETEC types produce a bacterial poison (toxin) in the stomach that interacts with the digestive juices and causes the patient to lose large amounts of water through the intestines.
Poison ivy, oak, and sumac are allergic skin rashes (or Rhus dermatitis) caused by the plants of the same name.
The allergic rash of poison ivy, oak, and sumac is characterized by red, weeping blisters and severe itching.
Poison plant rash cannot be spread from person to person by contact with the rash itself or fluid from the blisters, and scratching does not spread the rash (although it can cause scarring and potential infection).
Urushiol oil or resin is found in the leaves, roots, and woody parts (i.e., vines and stems) of the poison ivy, oak, and sumac plants.
For that reason, even dead poison ivy, oak, or sumac plants must be handled with care.
The three main sources of poison plant rash-poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac-are members of the Anacardiaceae, or cashew, family.
Poison ivy, known as Rhus radicans or Toxicondendron radicans, is found throughout the United States.
Like poison ivy, poison oak leaves change color with the seasons.
The small, woody shrubs that are poison sumac are most common in the Eastern United States.
Also known as Rhus vernix or Toxicondendron vernix, poison sumac differs in appearance from the three-leaf clusters of poison ivy and oak.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, an estimated 85 percent of the population is allergic to the urushiol oil found in poison ivy, oak, and sumac.