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" If a bottle of brandy stood at one hand, and the pit of hell yawned at the other, and I were convinced that I would be pushed in as sure as I took one glass, I could not refrain. "
The Principles of psychology - Page 543
by William James - 1918
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The Medical jurisprudence of inebriety

Medico-Legal Society of New York - Alcoholism - 1888 - 183 pages
...friends : "Your remarks are just ; they are, indeed, too true, but I can no longer resist temptation. If a bottle of brandy stood at one hand and the pit...hell yawned at the other, and I were convinced that I would be pushed in as sure as I took a glass, I could not refrain. You are very kind, good friends,...
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Inebriety: Its Causes, Its Results, Its Remedy

Franklin D. Clum - Alcoholism - 1888 - 248 pages
...craving is that of a madman, and all but absolutely irresistible. An inebriate with this craving said: " If a bottle of brandy stood at one hand and the pit of hell yawned at the other, and if I were convinced that I would be pushed in as soon as I took one drink, I could not refrain." Many...
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International Clinics: A Quarterly of Clinical Lectures

Clinical medicine - 1913
...act by the exclamation, " Now I am satisfied." Another dipsomaniac made the following statement: " If a bottle of brandy stood at one hand and the pit...other, and I were convinced that I should be pushed in so surely as I took one glass, I could not refrain." Similar statements are frequently heard by those...
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Psychology

William James - Psychology - 1905 - 478 pages
...against which the unfortunate victim's soul often sweats with agony ere at last it gets swept away. The craving for drink in real dipsomaniacs, or for...dipsomaniacs' mouths. Dr. Mussey of Cincinnati relates this cage: • " A few years ago n tippler was put into an almshouse in tlii.s State. Within a few days...
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Alcoholism: A Study in Heredity

George Archdall O'Brien Reid, Sir George Archdall O'Brien Reid - Alcoholism - 1901 - 293 pages
...a bottle of brandy stood on one hand, and the pit of hell yawned on the other, and I were convinced I should be pushed in as sure as I took one glass...case. " A few years ago a tippler was put into an almhouse in this State. Within a few days he had devised various expedients to procure rum, but had...
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Psychology

William James - Psychology - 1904 - 478 pages
...against which the unfortunate victim's soul often sweats with agony ere at last it gets swept away. The craving for drink in real dipsomaniacs, or for...hell yawned at the other, and I were convinced that I shonld be pushed in as sure as I took one glass, I could not refrain:" such statements abound in dipsomaniacs'...
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The principles of heredity with some applications

Sir George Archdall O'Brien Reid - Heredity - 1905 - 359 pages
...a bottle of brandy stood on one hand, and the pit of hell yawned on the other, and I were convinced I should be pushed in as sure as I took one glass,...refrain." Such statements abound in dipsomaniacs' mouths." * 351. It is evident that we can in no way account for the difference between races with respect to...
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Psychology

William James - Psychology - 1915 - 478 pages
...which normal persons can form no conception. " Were a keg of rum in one corner of a room and were 8 cannon constantly discharging balls between me and...refrain:" such statements abound in dipsomaniacs' months. Dr. Mussey of Cincinnati relates this case: " A few years ago a tippler was put into an almshouse...
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Neuroethics: Challenges for the 21st Century

Neil Levy - Medical - 2007
Neuroscience has dramatically increased understanding of how mental states and processes are realized by the brain, thus opening doors for treating the multitude of ways in ...
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The Lancet, Volume 1

Medicine - 1858
...preserved in entire integrity. " I can no longer resist " temptation" were the words of a dipsomaniac. " If a bottle " of brandy stood at one hand, and the...as sure as I took one glass, I could not refrain." And thus, • Th« well known " Agipcmone, or Abode of Love" transaction. with the most perfect consciousness...
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