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#111680 09/06/03 11:58 PM
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The Count of Monte Christo mentions "aqua tofana".
Pope Clement XIV, who suppressed the Jesuit Order of Loyola, sickened and died rather suddenly.

11 All the world believed that Clement had been made to drink the Aqua Tofana, a spring in Perugia more famous than healthful. Some one has said that if Popes are not liable to err, they are nevertheless liable to sudden death.

#111681 09/08/03 03:34 PM
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Aqua Tofana, a spring in Perugia more famous than healthful

!!!!! no!!!!!!
The aqua tofana was called acquetta di Perugia, or di Napoli
(water from Perugia, or Naples). It was a venenous poison

The water of my town is clean and good!

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