It was this, if I remember right: Jonah was swallowed by the whale in the Mediterranean Sea, and after three days he was vomited up somewhere within three days' journey of Nineveh, a city on the Tigris, very much more than three days' journey across from the nearest point of the Mediterranean coast.
Whilst the contents are thus retained without loss, the crumpled shell is then vomited out.
Taken internally in any but minute doses, the drug causes the most severe gastro-intestinal irritation, the vomited and evacuated matters containing blood, and the patient suffering agonizing pain and extreme depression.
Discharges - vomited matters, sputa, urine and faeces - are possible media by which plague is spread from person to person.
She bent over, gagged and vomited between her legs on the carpet.
She turned on her knees and vomited behind her while Cynthia closed her eyes and wept.
Sometimes, however, the lava-streams are vomited straight out of gigantic fissures in the earth without any crater being formed.
But later the vomited matter is blackened by blood which has escaped into the stomach from the ulcerated growth.