Their sunken glazed eyes, deadlypale faces, hollow fleshless cheeks, and once manly limbs, shrivelled and withered up as if by premature old age, created a thrill of horror amongst the bystanders. They were all under thirty-five years of age.
Reminiscences of Thirty Years' Residence in New South Wales and Victoria ... - Page 21
by Roger Therry - 1863 - 514 pages
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