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When she had sucked the marrow from my bones
And languorously I turned to her with a kiss.
Beside me suddenly I saw nothing more
Than a gluey -sided leather bag of pus!

--Baudelaire, “Les Métamorphoses du Vampire” (“The Metamorphoses of a Vampire”)

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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  1. A whitish-yellow or yellow substance made primarily of dead white blood cells and dead bacteria; normally found in regions of bacterial infection.

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