carbolic soap


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carbolic soap

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carbolic

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a disinfectant soap containing phenol
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After that he resisted no more, and was washed out and scrubbed out and cleansed out with the hose, a big bristly brush, and much carbolic soap, the lather of which got into and stung his eyes and nose, causing him to weep copiously and sneeze violently.
A year later, it was reported she had further misfortune when she suffered a "badly scarred face" after using a face cream "poisoned" with carbolic soap.
Carbolic soap and reproduction packaging of vintage brands, including Spam, Omo and Pilot Matches all feature in the so-called "rem pods".
The urine and the ashes were the forerunners of carbolic soap, antiseptic liquids, surgical spirit and Band Aids.
The memory boxes, which will be displayed at Llandudno Library in April, focus on home, with bars of carbolic soap and pipe tobacco in an old bread bin, on holidays using seashells, and a work box featuring tools from the 1940s.
Other reports detailed children in care being locked in darkened rooms for hours, kids banned from seeing their parents, and a seven-year-old girl who had her mouth washed with carbolic soap for swearing.
On one of her visits to me she was very late, she had been forced to return home after her previous appointment and explained that she had thrown herself, fully clothed, into a bath of hot water and carbolic soap as she had picked up some 'crawlies'.
About 30 members of the public came along, and we were shown things like kettles, Victorian Christmas cards and bookmarks, carbolic soap and even a sausage maker.
The unit at the time was based in Penarth Road, next to the mortuary, where we were told they would pull a tramp in occasionally, and delouse, scrub with carbolic soap, be given new clothes and sent on his way rejoicing.
He uses body spray and deodorant as well as after shave, as distinct from the carbolic soap of yesteryear.
The shop, named Emerald Stores after the ground floor Emerald unit where it is based, features old-fashioned items like carbolic soap and egg powder.