However, as I cast my mind back over the events of the morning, and as I reconsider the fatuous conduct of my companions, I find it easy to believe that some poison of an exciting kind was responsible for their symptoms."
"As to the laughter," said Challenger, "you will bear in mind that, like yourselves, I have not been exempt from the stimulating cerebral effects of the etheric poison. But as to the horror with which universal death appears to inspire you, I would put it to you that it is somewhat exaggerated.
"My good Summerlee, this etheric poison is most certainly influenced by material agents.
I fancy, so far as my toxicology carries me, that there are some vegetable nerve poisons "
Strychnine is, in a certain sense, a cumulative poison, but it would be quite impossible for it to result in sudden death in this way.
"Is it not customary for anyone purchasing poison to sign a book?"
In any case, he had had ample time to introduce the poison.
Strychnine is not used for domestic purposes, as some poisons are, and there are restrictions placed on its sale."
Here, in my underground kingdom, they are rank poison
, as I said, and we Nomes can't bear them around."
"At the sight of papers of all sorts, -- titles, contracts, parchments, which were kept in the archives of the family, all descending from the poisoned cardinal, I in my turn examined the immense bundles of documents, like twenty servitors, stewards, secretaries before me; but in spite of the most exhaustive researches, I found -- nothing.
"This 25th day of April, 1498, be...ing invited to dine by his Holiness Alexander VI., and fearing that not...content with making me pay for my hat, he may desire to become my heir, and re...serves for me the fate of Cardinals Caprara and Bentivoglio, who were poisoned...I declare to my nephew, Guido Spada, my sole heir, that I have bu...ried in a place he knows and has visited with me, that is, in...the caves of the small Island of Monte Cristo all I poss...ssed of ingots, gold, money, jewels, diamonds, gems; that I alone...know of the existence of this treasure, which may amount to nearly two mil...lions of Roman crowns, and which he will find on raising the twentieth ro...ck from the small creek to the east in a right line.
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oak and poison
sumac, the rash from poison
ivy may first appear as just a slight itchy spot.
Geographical area, availability of poison
, motive and educational status are also relevant impor tant contributors.
The hospital sources informed that 18 years old Maha, a resident of SITE area Hyderabad, took poison
to take her life.
The good news is that not everybody is sensitive to the oils in poison