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Advice to a Wife on the Management of Her Own Health and on the Treatment of ...
Pye Henry Chavasse
No preview available - 2016
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Page 71 - Absence of occupation is not rest, A mind quite vacant, is a mind distress'd.
Page 63 - Not poppy, nor mandragora, Nor all the drowsy syrups of the world, Shall ever medicine thee to that sweet sleep Which thou ow'dst yesterday.
Page 80 - Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie, Which we ascribe to Heaven ; the fated sky Give us free scope ; only, doth backward pull Our slow designs, when we ourselves are dull.
Page 114 - tis a dull and endless strife: Come, hear the woodland linnet, How sweet his music! on my life, There's more of wisdom in it. And hark! how blithe the throstle sings! He, too, is no mean preacher: Come forth into the light of things, Let Nature be your Teacher.
Page 174 - A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.
Page 59 - The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.
Page 73 - A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table than when his wife talks Greek.
Page 68 - As if increase of appetite had grown By what it fed on; and yet, within a month, Let me not think on't: Frailty, thy name is woman!
Page 60 - Methought I heard a voice cry, Sleep no more ! Macbeth does murder sleep, the innocent sleep ; Sleep, that knits up the ravell'd sleave of care, The death of each day's life, sore labour's bath, Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course, Chief nourisher in life's feast ;— Lady M.