Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 6 of 6 on ... in an idea that the body of the patient is possessed with one or more devils,....  
" ... in an idea that the body of the patient is possessed with one or more devils, attended with incessant hiccoughs. The parties afflicted with it are generally most delicate and interesting in their appearance ; and it is seldom indeed that any individual... "
A Pedestrian Journey Through Russia and Siberian Tartary: To the Frontiers ... - Page 223
by John Dundas Cochrane - 1829
Full view - About this book

Narrative of a pedestrian journey through Russia and Siberian Tartary, from ...

John Dundas Cochrane - History - 1824
...appears, by the inhabitants, to be susceptible of cure, which is by the consumption of raw fish during the winter: in the summer the disease never fails...natives consider as .an inheritance from their fathers. rmerachism, to which not only the people of the Kolyma, but those also of more southern countries are...
Full view - About this book

Narrative of a Pedestrian Journey Through Russia and Siberian ..., Volume 1

John Dundas Cochrane - Soviet Union - 1824 - 415 pages
...great an extent as to induce me to strike them on the upper part of the spine, in the hope of reaving them from the pain by a surprise of the moment. They...only the people of the Kolyma, but those also of more northern countries are subject, is equally unaccountable. Insiead of exciting serious fits, like the...
Full view - About this book

The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

Andrew Kippis, William Godwin - English poetry - 1825
...dwelling, and is in good circumstances." Among the diseases peculiar to the climate, we are told " The complaints called diable au corps, and imerachism,...only the people of the Kolyma, but those also of more northern countries are subject, is equally unaccountable. Instead of exciting serious fits, like the...
Full view - About this book

The Quarterly Review, Volume 31

Sir John Murray IV - 1825
...appearance ; and it is seldom indeed that any individual is cured. In females it prevails to -such ah extent, as utterly to prevent pregnancy. I have seen...equally unaccountable, Instead of exciting serious fits, lifee the last-mentioned disorder, it carries with it an air of merriment, as it by no means affects...
Full view - About this book

Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1829
...appear incurable, becoming as it were the inheritance of the children. The complaints called diable aw corps, and imerachism, must also be specified ; the...Imerachism, to which not only the people of the Kolyma, bnt those also of more southern countries, are subject, is equally unaccountable. Instead of exciting...
Full view - About this book

The Principles of Sociology, Volume 6, Issue 1877

Herbert Spencer - Sociology - 1877
...may bo added. Cochrane tells us that among the Yakuts, in a disorder accompanied by violent hiccup, " they persist in believing that a devil is in the body of the person afflicted.'1 A neighbouring people, the Kirghiz, furnish a still stranger instance. Mrs. Atkinson nays...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF