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AS

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for AMERICAN SAMOA.

AS

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for American Samoa. This is the code used in international transactions to and from American Samoan bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for American Samoa. This is used as an international standard for shipping to American Samoa. As a territory of the United States, American Samoa is also assigned the geocode ISO 3166-2:US-AS.
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Instead of having watered his cabbage with arsenic, he had watered it this time with a solution of salts, having their basis in strychnine, strychnos colubrina, as the learned term it.
You will find very few persons who will go and brutally thrust a knife in the heart of a fellow-creature, or will administer to him, in order to remove him from the surface of the globe on which we move with life and animation, that quantity of arsenic of which we just now talked.
And I will see that thou art well taught,' said Lurgan Sahib, still speaking in the vernacular, 'for except my boy here - it was foolish of him to buy so much white arsenic when, if he had asked, I could have given it - except my boy here I have not in a long time met with one better worth teaching.
Clara tried arsenic for her complexion, but her mother stopped it," said Fanny, betraying the secrets of the prison-house in the basest manner.
If I bring you a cup of tea, I revive the remembrance of a horrid doubt--they said I put the arsenic in
We have with great success made a practice of not leaving arsenic and strychnine, and typhoid and tuberculosis germs lying around for our children to be destroyed by.
Arsenic would put poor Emily out of the way just as well as strychnine.
These are indeed, like arsenic, and other dangerous drugs in physic, to be used with the utmost caution; nor would I advise the introduction of them at all in those works, or by those authors, to which, or to whom, a horse-laugh in the reader would be any great prejudice or mortification.
Suppose, for example, that a man dies of arsenic poisoning, we say that his taking arsenic was the cause of death.
Taking arsenic is followed by death" is a good empirical generalization; it may have exceptions, but they will be rare.
Tenant of a top set--bad character--shut himself up in his bedroom closet, and took a dose of arsenic.
Summary: Comparing arsenic levels in food and beverages to the safety standards (U.