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" ... pea, causing no further pain than a disagreeable itching. In process of time, its operation appears in the form of a small bladder, in which are deposited thousands of eggs, or nits, and which, if it breaks, produce so many young chigoes... "
Travels in South America - Page 178
1822 - 180 pages
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Animal Biography: Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 3

William Bingley - 1803
...sandflea, common in Surinam, which gets in between the skin and the i'e.ni without its being felt, and generally under the nails of the toes ; where, while it feeds, it tteeps growing till it becomes of the size of a large pea, causing no further pain than a disagreeable...
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Amphibious animals

William Bingley - 1805
...sand-flea, common in Surinam, which gets in between the skin and the flesh without its being felt, and generally under the nails of the toes ; where, while it feeds, it keeps growing till it becomes of the size of a large pea, causing no further pain, than a disagreeable itching. In process of time...
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Authentic History of the English West Indies: With the Manners and Customs ...

1810 - 64 pages
...of small sand flea, that gets in between the skin and the flesh without its being felt, and usually under the nails of the toes ; where, while it feeds,...size of a large pea ; causing no further pain than a_troublcsome itching. In the course of time, it appears in the form of a small bladder ; in which...
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Animal biography, or, Popular zoology, Volume 4

William Bingley - 1829
...sand-flea, common in Surinam, which gets in between the skin and the flesh without its being felt, and generally under the nails of the toes : where, while it feeds, it keeps growing till it becomes of the size of a large pea, causing no further pain than a disagreeable itching. In process of time...
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Insect Miscellanies

James Rennie - 1831 - 414 pages
...this " is a kind of small sandflea, which gets in between the skin and the flesh without brine,' felt, and generally under the nails of the toes; where, while it feeds, it keeps growing till it becomes of the size of a pea, causing no further pain than a disagreeable itching. In process of time its operation...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 8

1832
...this " is a kind of small sand-flea, which gets in between the skin and the flesh without being felt, and generally under the nails of the toes; where, while it feeds, it keeps growing till it becomes of the size of a pea, causing no further pain than a disagreeable itching. In process of time, its...
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838
...the common flea. According to Stedman it gets in between the skin and the flesh without being felt, generally under the nails of the toes, where, while it feeds, it keeps growing till it (or rather its habitation) becomes of the size of a pea, causing no further pain than a disagreeable...
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A History of the earth and animated nature v.1, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852
...they fix themselves on the legs, to the soles of the feet, and even to the fingers. The chigoe gets in between the skin and the flesh, and generally under the nails of the toes, in surh s subtle manner, that, at the time, the person is not sensible of it ; nor is it to be perceived...
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Treasury of the animal world, ed. by W. Anderson

Treasury - 1854
...chigoe is a kind of small sand-flea, which gets in between the skin and the flesh without being felt, and generally under the nails of the toes, where,...feeds, it keeps growing till it becomes the size of a pea, causing no further pain than a disagreeable itching. In process of time its operation appears...
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London Labour and the London Poor: Cyclopaedia of the Condition and Earnings ...

Henry Mayhew - 1861 - 630 pages
...this is a kind of small sand-flea, which gets in between the skin and the flesh without being felt, and generally under the nails of the toes, where, while it feeds, it keeps growing till it becomes of the size of a pea, causing no further pain than a disagreeable itching. In process of time its operation...
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