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Second Wind (The)

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in running. All animals soon after the start get out of breath, but as the body becomes heated, breathing becomes more easy, and endures till fatigue produces exhaustion; this is called the second wind.

That mysterious physical readjustment, known in animals as ‘second breath,ʹ came to the rescue of his fainting frame.”—The Barton Experiment, chap. x.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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