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" To this destructive vice he had been addicted since his sixteenth year and it had gone on increasing from day to day, till it had acquired its then alarming and almost incredible magnitude. "
The Anatomy of Drunkenness - Page 164
by Robert Macnish - 1835 - 227 pages
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"Curiosities of Literature

Isaac Disraeli - 1835
...magnitude. In vain did he try to resist the insidious poison. With the perfect consciousness that be was rapidly destroying himself, and with every desire...away from him, it cannot be doubted that delirium tremcnit and death would have been the result. There are many persona that cannot be called drunkards,...
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A TREATISE ON THE MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE OF INSANITY

I. RAY, M.D. - 1838
...magnitude. In vain did he try to resist the insidious poison. With the perfect consciousness that he was destroying himself, and with every desire to struggle...impossible to offer the slightest opposition to them."' Another, whose case he quotes, replied to the remonstrances of his friend who painted the distresses...
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The Constitution of Man

George Combe - Phrenology - 1845 - 382 pages
...he was rapidly destroying himself, and with every desire to struggle against the insatiable craving of his diseased appetite, he found it utterly impossible...slightest opposition to them. Intolerable sickness, fainting*, and tremors, followed every attempt to abandon his potations ; and had they been taken suddenly...
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THE CONSTITUTION OF MAN.

GEORGE COMBE - 1850
...Independently of this, he indulged in wine and whatever liquor came within his reach. Even duriftg the hours usually appropriated to sleep, the same...that delirium tremens and death would have been the Tesult. s There are many persons that cannot be called drunkards, who, nevertheless, indulge pretty...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 6

Medicine - 1850
...magnitude. In vain did he try to resist Ihe insidious poison. With the perfect consciousness that he was destroying himself, and with every desire to struggle...impossible to offer the slightest opposition to them." The same author mentions another instance of a patient, who in reply to the remonstrances of one who...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 6

Medical - 1850
...himself, and with ecery desire to struggle against the insatiable cravings of his DISEASED appstite, he found it utterly impossible to offer the slightest opposition to them." The same author mentions another instance of a patient, who in reply to the remonstrances of one who...
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A treatise on the medical jurisprudence of insanity

Isaac Ray - Insanity (Law) - 1853 - 521 pages
...magnitude. In vain did he try to resist the insidious poison. With the perfect consciousness that he was destroying himself, and with every desire to struggle...impossible to offer the slightest opposition to them." 1 Another, whose case he quotes, replied to the remonstrances of his friend, who painted the distresses...
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A Treatise on the medical jurisprudence of insanity

Isaac Ray - 1853 - 521 pages
...magnitude. In vain did he try to resist the insidious poison. With the perfect consciousness that he was destroying himself, and with every desire to struggle...utterly impossible to offer the slightest opposition to them."1 Another, whose case he quotes, replied to the remonstrances of his friend, who painted the...
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A plea for teetotalism, and the Maine liquor law

James Haughton - 1855 - 12 pages
...liquor came within his reach. Even during the hours usually appropriated to sleep, the same system ws pursued brandy being placed at the bed side for...they been taken suddenly away from him, it cannot he doubted that delirium tremens and death would have been the result. Such facts as these should make...
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The Retrospect of Medicine: Being a Half-yearly Journal ..., Volume 60

Medical - 1870
...consciousness, at last, that he was destroying himself, and with every desire to struggle against the iusatiable cravings of his diseased appetite, he found it utterly...impossible to offer the slightest opposition to them. In vain did he try to resist the baneful temptation. His love for ardent spirits was so strong, his...
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