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Page 360 - repast has been too much, or improper in kind; and he must reduce and simplify, till he come to that quantity and quality of food and drink for dinner, which will produce little or no alteration in his feelings, whether of exhilaration, immediately after dinner, or of discomfort, some hours after this meal.
Page 87 - to a certain degree of intensity and duration, is of itself destructive. Difficult and protracted parturition is, every now and then, fatal from this cause ; and even in cases in which neither extraordinary difficulty nor protraction were experienced, a fatal prostration has sometimes supervened, which has admitted of no other explanation.
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Page 271 - other people, that those who drink nothing but water, or make it their principal drink, are but little affected by the climate, and can undergo the greatest fatigue without inconvenience, and
Page 212 - An Inquiry concerning that disturbed state of the Vital Functions, usually denominated Constitutional Irritation. By Benjamin Travers, FRS Senior Surgeon to St. Thomas's Hospital, &c. &c.
Page 271 - who resided in the West Indies, uses this language in relation to the practice of drinking spirits in hot latitudes: " I aver, from my own knowledge and custom, as well as from the custom and observations of
Page 86 - third day of his confinement, I put on the roller and bound on the back splint, exactly as I intended to do after the operation, to keep the limb perfectly steady. This confinement of the limb occasioned a restless night, some fever, a whitish tongue, a quickened pulse, a little headach, spare and