Ladies' guide in health and disease (Google eBook)

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Modern Medicine Publishing Company, 1902 - Booksellers and bookselling - 690 pages
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Page 345 - Who can find a virtuous woman ? for her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.
Page 397 - sapere jubentur, they must be wise and able by inheritance ; it comes to pass that our generation is corrupt, we have many weak persons, both in body and mind, many feral diseases raging amongst us, crazed families, parentes peremptores ; our fathers bad, and we are like to be worse."*
Page 399 - It appears, therefore, past all doubt, that a race of people may be propagated by this man having such rugged coats or coverings as himself; and if this should ever happen, and the accidental original be forgotten, it is not improbable they might be deemed a different species of mankind.
Page 404 - a good many of their own race, too,—as a kind of self-conscious blood-clocks, with very limited power of self-determination ; and they find it as hard to. hold a child accountable in any moral point of view for inherited bad temper, or tendency to drunkenness, as they would to blame him for inheriting gout or asthma.
Page 407 - A man's first child was of sound mind ; afterwards he had a fall from his horse, by which his head was much injured. His next two children proved to be both idiots. After this he was trepanned, and had other children, and they turned out to be of sound mind.
Page 71 - in color, from the admixture of a certain proportion of blood; and by the second or third day, the discharge has the appearance of nearly pure blood. The unpleasant sensations, at first manifest, then usually subside; and the discharge, after continuing for two or three days longer, grows more scanty, its color
Page 90 - of the hazel and chestnut tree, and pilled white streaks in them, and made the white appear which was in the rods. And he set the rods which he had pilled before the flocks in the gutters in the watering troughs when the flocks came to drink, that they should conceive when they came to drink. And the flocks conceived before the rods, and brought forth cattle, ringstreaked, speckled, and spotted.
Page 71 - The menstrual discharge consists of mucus mingled with blood. When the period is about to come on, the female is affected with a certain degree of discomfort and lassitude, a sense of weight in the pelvis, and more or less disinclination to society. These symptoms
Page 345 - her husband doth safely trust in her. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.
Page 205 - is exposed, that is, only during the day and during sunshine, being taken in-doors at night. According to Belt, certain leaf-cutting ants of Nicaragua cultivate fungi on decomposing leaves in their subterranean nests, ' the ants cutting and storing the leaves for the sake of the fungi which are subsequently developed in the debris.

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