Temperance and Total Abstinence: Or the Use and Abuse of Alcoholic Liquors in Health and Disease

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John Churchill, 1850 - Alcohol - 184 pages
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Page 182 - For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs. Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth: for God hath received him.
Page 187 - OBSTETRIC MEDICINE AND SURGERY, in reference to the Process of Parturition. A new and enlarged edition, thoroughly revised by the Author. With Additions by WV...
Page 190 - Cosmetics, and Teeth Cosmetics ; Beverages, Dietetic Articles, and Condiments ; Trade Chemicals, Miscellaneous Preparations and Compounds used in the Arts, &c. ; with useful Memoranda and Tables.
Page 187 - AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES, INCLUDING MEDICINE, PHARMACY, AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY ; designed as a General Book of Reference for the Manufacturer, Tradesman, Amateur, and Heads of Families.
Page 187 - The work is very considerably improved in the present edition. Of the plates it is impossible to speak too highly. The representations of the various forms of cutaneous disease are singularly accurate, and the colouring exceeds almost anything we have met with in point of delicacy and finish.
Page 72 - it is remarkable that all the diseases from drinking spirituous or fermented liquors are liable to become hereditary, even to the third generation, gradually increasing, if the cause be continued, till the family becomes extinct."* We need not endeavour to trace farther the remote causes of drunkenness.
Page x - If so, in what diseases, or in what forms and stages of disease, is the use of them necessary or beneficial ? 1 . Each Essay must be accompanied by a sealed envelope, containing the real name and address of the author, and superscribed with a name or motto, similar to that attached to the Essay ; only the envelope of the successful Candidate to be opened by the adjudicators. 2. It is desired (but this is not an essential point) that the Essay should not extend beyond 250, nor fall short of 120, pages...
Page 47 - ... formed by the change of matter, or that of the substance of living tissues, they (the elements of alcohol) could not combine with oxygen in the body. It is, consequently, obvious, that by the use of alcohol a limit must rapidly be put to the change of matter in certain parts of the body. The...
Page 20 - Pharaoh's cup was in my hand: and I took the grapes, and pressed them into Pharaoh's cup, and I gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand.
Page 31 - Two days subsequent to this, the inner membrane of the stomach was unusually morbid, the inflammatory appearance more extensive, the spots more livid than usual ; from the surface of some of them exuded small drops of grumous blood ; the ulcerous patches were larger and more numerous ; the mucous covering thicker than usual, and the gastric secretions much more vitiated.

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