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Page 122 - It was an Oriental plague, marked by inflammatory boils and tumors of the glands, such as break out in no other febrile disease. On account of these boils and from the black spots (indicative of putrid decomposition) which appeared upon the skin, it has been generally called the black-death.
Page 320 - I have for some time been pining under secret wretchedness, from causes which you pretty well know — the pang of disappointment, the sting of pride, with some wandering stabs of remorse, which never fail to settle on my vitals like vultures, when attention is not called away by the calls of society, or the vagaries of the Muse.
Page 90 - In doing this, he appeared to be chiefly influenced by the impressions communicated to him by his sense of smell. When a stranger approached him, he eagerly began to touch some part of his body, commonly taking hold of...
Page 100 - ... its cause. The one is, that the power of volition is suspended ; the other, that the will loses its influence over those faculties of the mind, and those members of the body, which, during our waking hours, are subjected to its authority.
Page 321 - Temple, with such a dejection of spirits, as none but they who have felt the same can have the least conception of. Day and night I was upon the rack, lying down in horror, and rising up in despair.
Page 126 - A sanguinary decree was resolved upon, of which the populace, who obeyed the call of the m bles and superior clergy, became but the too willing executioners. Wherever the Jews were not burnt, they were at least banished ; and so being compelled to wander about, they fell into the hands of the country people, who without humanity, and regardless of all laws, persecuted them with fire and sword.
Page 124 - Mediterranean, as afterwards in the North Sea, driving about, and spreading the plague wherever they went on shore. It was reported to Pope Clement, at Avignon, that throughout the East, probably with the exception of China, 23,840,000 people had fallen victims to the plague.
Page 127 - If the inhabitants of those parts do not employ and adhere to the following or similar means and precepts, we announce to them inevitable death, except the grace of Christ preserve their lives." " We are of the opinion that the constellations, with the aid of nature, strive, by virtue of their divine might, to protect and heal the human race...
Page 319 - Sunday, he said, was a heavy day for him. When a boy, he was confined on that day, to the perusal of" THE WHOLE DUTY OF MAN," from a great part of which he could derive no instruction. Mr. Madden appears to think, that Johnson's death was hastened by injudicious bleeding for a spasmodic asthma. It has escaped him that, in a former number of this Journal, we alluded to the...