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What bobbed to the cess-pit surface shames us all - because some nightmare stuff is being done in our name.
Well done Brummies for raising your heads above the cess-pit.
The patient, referred to as Mrs CH, said she was reduced to tears when she learned he had called her "a tart with a mouth like a cess-pit who couldn't be bothered to brush her teeth".
Her graphic accounts include "the casual excretory habits of the courtiers" and Samuel Pepys' consternation when the night-soil men "slopped their way through [his] house" to recover a neighbor's waste which had backed up through his own cess-pit.
I was in Mombasa about a month ago and could not believe what a cess-pit it has become.