Suicide and Insanity: A Physiological and Sociological Study

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S. Sonnenschein, 1893 - Electronic books - 228 pages

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Page 58 - Mine honour is my life, both grow in one: Take honour from me, and my life is done : Then, dear my liege, mine honour let me try; In that I live, and for that will I die.
Page 8 - unto the young man, his armour-bearer, and said unto him, Draw thy sword, and slay me, that men say not of me, A woman slew him. And his young man thrust him through, and he died. (Judges ix. 53, 54.)
Page 210 - Unto the woman He said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow, and thy conception: in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children.
Page 94 - The weariest and most loathed worldly life, That age, ache, penury, and imprisonment can lay on nature, • Is paradise to what we fear
Page 7 - remember me, I pray Thee, and strengthen me, I pray Thee, only this once, O God, that I may at once be avenged of the Philistines for my two eyes.
Page 205 - There lives more faith in honest doubt, Believe me, than in half the creeds.
Page 115 - The sight of means to do ill deeds , Makes ill deeds done,
Page 131 - might have an opportunity of fulfilling it, and now it has come. ... It is a wonder I have put this off so long, but I thought, perhaps, I should cheer up a bit and put all thought out of my head.
Page 8 - A certain woman cast a piece of a millstone upon Abimelech's head, and all to break his skull. Then he
Page 19 - When they were disappointed of every other resource, they announced the day on which, in the presence of their friends and brethren, they should cast themselves headlong from some lofty rock; and many precipices were shown which had acquired fame by the number of religious suicides.

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