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The paper describes three experiments involving placing eggs in half a pint of Champagne and in wine; pouring five pints of French wine into a large ventricle of an executed person; and stringing up a carp to see how it would feed on bread.

Subject: Chemistry / Physiology

Read to the Royal Society on 22 April 1663

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William Croone

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William Croone, Paper, 'Some experiments' by William Croone, 1663, CLP/17/2, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 24 July 2024

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