Most of them were disfigured by frost-bitten noses and cheeks, and nearly all had red, swollen and festering eyes.
But because the tissues are frost-bitten it does not follow that they will not recover.
In 1800, when a frost-bitten thumb gave him great pain and much fear for his life, his friend, Rev. Philip Oliver of Chester, died, leaving him director and one of three trustees over his chapel at Boughton; and this added much to his anxiety.
It has a sweetish taste, much like that of a frost-bitten potato, and I found it better boiled than roasted.
The frost-bitten individual must not be brought near a fire nor even into a warm room.
As no blood is passing into the skin, the parts look like tallow, and thus attract the attention of the companions of the frost-bitten man, who perhaps has no thought of there being anything amiss.