[At The Time, Most Bodies Worked On By Anatomists Were Cold Indeed. They Were Brought To Edinburgh From All Over Britain -- Some Came By Way Of The Union Canal. The Resurrectionists -- Body-snatchers -- Pickled Them In Whisky For Transportation. It Was A Lucrative Trade.""But Did The Whisky Get Drunk Afterwards?"Devlin Chuckled. "Economics Would Dictate That It Did.]

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