Hints on the Health and Disease of the Skin (Google eBook)

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H. Renshaw, 1843 - Mineral waters - 47 pages
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Page 6 - The evaporation through the softened skin May bear proportion to the swelling blood. So may they 'scape the fever's rapid flames; So feel untainted the hot breath of hell. With us, the man of no complaint demands The warm ablution just enough to clear The sluices of the skin, enough to keep The body sacred from indecent soil.
Page 48 - The Ideal representatives of an intellectual and a material philosophy are drawn with fancy and elegance ; and are embellished with a great deal of various reading. We give the Author's clever summary of the rational causes of ghosts.
Page 48 - ... calculated to drive away the vapours from the most confirmed hypochondriac. " The research displayed in this volume is so varied and extensive, that we are absolutely astonished how a young medical man in full practice could have spared time from his professional studies and labours for the construction of a work exploring almost every labyrinth in the boundless fields of metaphysics,.

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