On Certain Conditions of Nervous Derangement: Somnambulism--hypnotism--hysteria--hysteroid Affections, Etc (Google eBook)

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1881 - Hysteria - 256 pages
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Page 196 - Then follows, an epistle (as at first a Gospel) with the Liturgy, prayers for the sick, with some alteration; lastly, the blessing; and then the Lord Chamberlain and the Comptroller of the Household bring a basin, ewer and towel, for his Majesty to wash.
Page 219 - This was presently reported to the Duke of Buckingham, and a little after to the king, who were both very curious to know the...
Page 52 - Nothing in nature could better represent the jerks, than for one to goad another alternately on every side with a piece of red-hot iron. The exercise commonly began in the head, which would fly backwards and forwards, and from side to side, with a quick jolt, which the person would naturally labor to suppress, but in vain.
Page 220 - I knew the reason of this new accident, and would provide accordingly ; for his master should be free from that inflammation, it may be before he could possibly return to him ; but in case he found no ease, I wished him to come presently back again ; if not, he might forbear coming. Thereupon he went ; and at the instant I did put again the garter into the water, thereupon he found his master without any pain at all. To be brief, there was no sense of pain afterward ; but within five or six dayes...
Page 57 - O what can Jesus do for lost sinners ! He has forgiven all my sins ! I am in heaven ! I am in heaven ! O how he loves me ! And how I love him ! Meantime, I saw a thin, pale girl, weeping with sorrow for herself, and joy for her companion. Quickly the smiles of Heaven came likewise on her, and her praises joined with those of the other. I also then laughed with extreme joy : so did Mr.
Page 53 - I observed the undergrowth had been cut done for camp-meetings, and from fifty to a hundred saplings were left for the people who were jerked to hold by. I observed where they had held on they had kicked up the earth, as a horse stamping flies.
Page 196 - Majesty began first to touch for the evil ! according to custom, thus : his Majesty sitting under his state in the Banqueting-house, the chirurgeons cause the sick to be brought, or led, up to the throne, where they kneeling, the king strokes their faces, or cheeks with both his hands at once, at which instant a chaplain in his formalities says, " He put his hands upon them, and he healed them.
Page 56 - I heard afterwards the stamping of his feet, ready to break the boards as he lay in strong convulsions at the bottom of the pew.
Page 235 - So these publicly declared, that this signal foreshewed the desolation that was coming upon them. Besides these, a few days after that feast, on the one-and-twentieth of the month Artemisius, a certain prodigious and incredible phenomenon appeared; I suppose the account of it would seem to be a fable, were it not related by those that saw it, and were not the events that followed it of so considerVOL. tn. K able a nature as to deserve such signals; for, before sunsetting, chariots and troops of soldiers...
Page 45 - Discover'd in the History of the Devils of Loudun: Being an Account of the Pretended Possession of the Ursuline Nuns, and of the Condemnation and Punishment of Urban Grandier a Parson of the same Town.

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