Alienist and Neurologist, Volume 8

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Charles Hamilton Hughes
EV.E. Carreras, Steam Printer, Publisher and Binder, 1887 - Neurology

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Page 271 - And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet. Verily, I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment, than for that city.
Page 35 - An insane person is one who, at the time of committing the act, labored under such a defect of reason as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing, or if he did know it, did not know he was doing what was wrong...
Page 585 - I feel a strong, immortal hope, Which bears my mournful spirit up Beneath its mountain load ; Redeemed from death, and grief, and pain, I soon shall find my friend again, Within the arms of God.
Page 583 - One adequate support For the calamities of mortal life Exists — one only; an assured belief That the procession of our fate, howe'er Sad or disturbed, is ordered by a Being Of infinite benevolence and power; Whose everlasting purposes embrace All accidents, converting them to good.
Page 444 - For in the hand of the Lord there is a cup, and the wine is red : it is full mixed, and he poureth out of the same.
Page 375 - A Locrian who proposed any new law stood forth in the assembly of the people with a cord round his neck, and if the law was rejected the innovator was instantly strangled.
Page 462 - They cause whirlwinds on a sudden, and tempestuous storms ; which though our meteorologists generally refer to natural causes, yet I am of Bodine's mind, Theat. Nat. 1. 2, they are more often caused by those aerial devils, in their several quarters ; for Tempestatibus se ingerunt, saith * Rich.
Page 660 - Cocaine may be toxic — sometimes deadly — in large doses. It may give rise to dangerous, or even fatal symptoms, in doses usually deemed safe. The danger, near and remote, is greatest when given under the skin.
Page 641 - Definitions of insanity describing a departure from natural habits of thought, feeling or conduct, are correct •descriptions of the non-hereditary and most common forms of insanity ; but the essential condition is the changing and misleading subjective impressions of the insane person, coupled with the resultant change of conduct or of reasoning, or both.
Page 67 - If I may not assume that I exist, and in particular way, that is, with a particular mental constitution, I have nothing to speculate about, and had better let speculation alone. Such as I am, it is my all. This is my essential stand-point', and must be taken for granted; otherwise thought is but an idle amusement, not worth the trouble.

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