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Darwin Correspondence Project

To ?   5 December 1872

Down,| Beckenham, Kent.

Dec 5. ’72

Dear Sir,

I am much obliged for Your note & reference, but hardly know what to think of this statement about the Watering mouth.1

Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

In Expression, pp. 75, 341, 344, CD had referred to increased salivation in the case of a hungry man faced with tempting food, and by the thought and taste of sour fruit.

Summary

Obliged for the note of reference, but does not know what to think of the statement about the watering mouth.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8660F
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Unidentified
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Joseph R. Sakmyster, ADS Autographs
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8660F,” accessed on 23 November 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8660F

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 20

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