The possibility of what is called spontaneous combustion has been denied since the death of Mr.
quite mistaken, as he soon found, in supposing the thing to have been abandoned by all authorities) published some ingenious letters to me at the time when that event was chronicled, arguing that spontaneous combustion could not possibly be.
the recorded opinions and experiences of distinguished medical professors, French, English, and Scotch, in more modern days, contenting myself with observing that I shall not abandon the facts until there shall have been a considerable spontaneous combustion of the testimony on which human occurrences are usually received.
It rained all the time we were taking it back from the hulk, and now with this long passage it got heated, and there was another case of spontaneous combustion
All in that region was fire and commotion; the soup and fish were in the last stage of projection, and the cook hung over her crucibles in a frame of mind and body threatening spontaneous combustion
All this time, he lay upon his bed, the very core and centre of a blaze of ruddy light, which streamed upon it when the clock proclaimed the hour; and which, being only light, was more alarming than a dozen ghosts, as he was powerless to make out what it meant, or would be at; and was sometimes apprehensive that he might be at that very moment an interesting case of spontaneous combustion
, without having the consolation of knowing it.
An accident on a staircase, spontaneous combustion
of a shopkeeper from alcohol, a fire in Peski .
Of course, people who smoke cigarettes should try even harder to stop smoking for while spontaneous combustion
is a rarity, death by filter tip is a strong possibility.
It is thought that the summer's soggy weather may be to blame, with hay collected and stored while too moist, leading to spontaneous combustion
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happens when oxidation occurs in a substance, releasing heat.
They said the fires erupted from spontaneous combustion