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Observations on the sizes and shapes of the red corpuscles of the blood of vertebrates, with drawings of them to a uniform scale and extended and revised tables of measurement.
On the other hand, viewers may be forgiven if they wonder occasionally why three full hours needed to be expended on a guy who is frequently referred to as ``a cold fish,'' on a man whose extramarital affair isn't even used as cannon fodder against him in a presidential campaign because it was figured that no one would believe him capable of such, on someone who said of himself, ``I am a vague, conjectural personality (lacking) human traits and red corpuscles.
Ask racegoers leaving Newmarket late Saturday afternoon which of the 108 runners they would most like to take home with them and those with half a brain, or even a smattering of red corpuscles in their veins, would chorus one name and one only - Sergeant Cecil.
Iron atoms in the red corpuscles of the blood respond to magnetism.