As John Eaton was bathing in the sea, the tide being very strong, conveyed him out of his depth. — His companions, in about twenty minutes, obtained the body and conveyed it to the shore.
Its appearance was exactly like a dead corpse. — I employed the resuscitative methods of the R.H.S. for nearly half an hour, and had the heart-felt satisfaction to observe the lips, etc. change ; which was soon followed by thoracic spasms of the chest . — He opened his eyes, looked around him with astonishment, and complained of laborious breathing, and great oppression about the praecordia. — By medical attention, these alarming symptoms gradually subsided, and life and health were perfectly restored.
Mr. Taylor observes ;
Being at Hastings for the benefit of bathing, I had the happiness of seeing animation restored to the body of a youth, who was taken out of the sea, and given up by the spectators as dead. — Mr. Dutton enjoyed the inexpressible felicity of beholding the returning dawn of life, and by his judicious perseverance and care his health in a few days returned