A dissertation on the influence of heat and humidity

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Page 83 - months together, in long and dangerous marches, harassed, perhaps, in his rear to day; harassing others to-morrow,— detached here—countermanded there—resting this night out upon his arms—beat up in his shirt the next—benumbed in his joints, perhaps without straw in his tent to kneel
Page 80 - and the living world Exhaled, to sully heaven's transparent dome With dim mortality. It is not air That from a thousand lungs reeks back to thine Sated with exhalations, rank and fell, The spoil of dunghills, and the putrid thaw Of nature; when from shape and texture she
Page 83 - there—resting this night out upon his arms—beat up in his shirt the next—benumbed in his joints, perhaps without straw in his tent to kneel on, he must say his prayers how and
Page 83 - been standing for twelve hours in the trenches, up to his knees in cold water,—or engaged, said I, for five months together, in long and dangerous marches, harassed, perhaps, in his rear
Page i - The women of the African peasantry lead a life of the most listless inactivity. The mistress of the family, with her coffee-pot constantly boiling before her, on a small table, seems fixed to
Page 245 - I can you advise> Is to avoid the occasion of the ill; For when the cause, whence evil doth arise,
Page 296 - In vultu color est sine sanguine, lumina moestis Stant immota genis, nihil est in imagine vivi. Ipsa quoque interius cum duro lingua palato Congelat,
Page 149 - becoming young, from the medicated baths of Medea, seems to have been intended to teach the efficacy of warm bathing in retarding the
Page 80 - mind, Fly the rank city; shun the turbid air; Breathe not the chaos of eternal smoke, And volatile corruption from the dead, The dying, sickening, and the living world Exhaled, to sully heaven's transparent dome With dim mortality. It is not air That from a thousand lungs reeks back to thine Sated with exhalations, rank and fell, The spoil of dunghills, and the putrid thaw Of nature; when from shape and texture she
Page iv - It will sometimes heal, if early applied; and it will give rest, and repose, and relief, in cases where it is impossible to cure.

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