British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of Practial Medicine and Surgery, Volume 8 (Google eBook)

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Page 536 - MR. LIONEL J. BEALE, MRCS THE LAWS OF HEALTH IN THEIR RELATIONS TO MIND AND BODY. A Series of Letters from an Old Practitioner to a Patient.
Page 206 - I have long held an opinion, almost amounting to conviction, in common I believe with many other lovers of natural knowledge, that the various forms under which the forces of matter are made manifest have one common origin; or, in other words, are so directly related and mutually dependent, that they are convertible, as it were, one into another, and possess equivalents of power in their action.
Page 382 - Ultima Cumaei venit jam carminis aetas ; Magnus ab integro saeclorum nascitur ordo. Jam redit et Virgo, redeunt Saturnia regna : Jam nova progenies coelo demittitur alto.
Page 380 - And he said unto her, What form is he of? And she said, An old man cometh up; and he is covered with a mantle.
Page 411 - ... forth, as she had witnessed an artificial representation of the volcano of Mount Vesuvius, at some public gardens. Without her knowledge, I closed down the lid of the trunk which contained the magnet, but still the same appearances were described as visible. By putting leading questions, and asking her to describe what she saw from another part of the closet (where there was nothing but bare walls), she went on describing various shades of most brilliant corruscations and flame, according to...
Page 334 - THE ELEMENTS OF MATERIA MEDICA AND THERAPEUTICS. Third American edition, enlarged and improved by the author; including Notices of most of the Medicinal Substances in use in the civilized world, and forming an Encyclopaedia of Materia Medica.
Page 222 - ... it becomes magnetic in directions at right angles to the lines of electric force ; at the same time it becomes heated to an extent greater or less according to the intensity of the electric force. If this intensity be exalted to a certain point the sulphuret becomes luminous, or light is produced: it expands, consequently motion is produced ; and it is decomposed, therefore clicmical action is produced.
Page 380 - And when the woman saw Samuel, she cried with a loud voice: and the woman spake to Saul, saying, Why hast thou deceived me? for thou art Saul.
Page 235 - ... same time imparting a fraction of it to each of its progeny. In this mode of viewing the subject, all the organizing force required to build up an Oak or a Palm, an Elephant or a Whale, must be concentrated in a minute particle, only discernible by microscopic aid...
Page 457 - ... have the least-sized brain of any Caucasian nation, excepting the Hindoos ; for the very few Semitic heads will hardly permit them to be admitted into the comparison. " 5. The Negro brain is nine cubic inches less than the Teutonic, and three cubic inches larger than the ancient Egyptian. "6. The largest brain in the series is that of a Dutch gentleman, and gives 114 cubic inches ; the smallest head is an old Peruvian, of 58 cubic inches ; and the difference between these two extremes is no less...

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