Clinical Journal, Volume 25

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Page 128 - Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win, By fearing to attempt.
Page 117 - ... effectually carried out, by providing food and physical training as well as mental education for every pauper child attending an Elementary school. Amongst the results of overpressure in such schools under the Boards referred to are brain...
Page 240 - After a momentary silence spake Some Vessel of a more ungainly Make; "They sneer at me for leaning all awry: What! did the Hand then of the Potter shake?
Page 115 - ... scientific investigation almost impossible. That which is only felt cannot be recorded, and eludes the precise observation that is necessary for accurate study. Hence the only aspect of fatigue which is open to research is its negative nature, the diminished power which results from over-exertion. The fact that strength Is lessened by continued effort, even In moderate degree, Is a matter of familiar observation. Animal life sometimes affords us striking examples; and one pertinent instance is...
Page 58 - ... action is destroyed by heating the serum to 60 C. In this opsonin we have, it would seem, an essentially important protective substance. It is, further, a substance which lends itself to very accurate measurement. That measurement is effected by a modification of...
Page 117 - If the State, for reasons of public policy, determines that all children shall be compulsorily educated from their earliest years, it should certainly afford the means by which this may be least injuriously and most effectually carried out, by providing food and physical training as well as mental education for every pauper child attending an Elementary School.
Page 117 - No greater physiological mistake is possible than that of attempting any considerable degree of such culture until the sufficient development of the physical stamina and moral faculties is accomplished. The organ of the mind is as much a part of the body as the hand, and ere either can function properly, its vital force must be fostered and maintained by nutrition and developed by physical exercise.
Page 121 - Let there but be a habit of nightly communion, not as a mendicant or repeater of words more adapted to the tongue of a sage, but as a humble individual who submerges or asserts his individuality as an integral part of a greater whole. Such a habit does more to clean the spirit and strengthen the soul to overcome...
Page 117 - At the present time, a large part of the first ten years of life, which should be primarily devoted to physical and moral training, is given up to the development of the mental powers; the child, when a mere infant, being compelled to attend some school, where the immature brain is forced into abnormal and disastrous activity. On its return home, jaded in mind and body, to prepare for...
Page 122 - This peculiar mixture of forgetting with our remembering is but one instance of our mind's selective activity. Selection is the very keel on which our mental ship is built And in this case of memory its utility is obvious. If we remembered everything, we should on most occasions be as ill off as if we remembered nothing. It would take as long for us to recall a space of time as it took the original time to elapse, and we should never get ahead with our thinking.

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