The Olympian System of Physical and Mental Development, Volume 3

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Page 16 - Yet Ah, that Spring should vanish with the Rose ! That Youth's sweet-scented manuscript should close! The Nightingale that in the branches sang, Ah whence, and whither flown again, who knows...
Page 291 - Let me have men about me that are fat ; Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights. Yond' Cassius has a lean and hungry look ; He thinks too much : such men are dangerous.
Page 284 - Different persons have different ways of computing ages; one has said that a woman is as old as she looks; and a man as old as he feels.
Page 132 - It is possible to have too much of a good thing, and so Kate found out.
Page 236 - A. For young men. B. For the general public. C. For boys. D. For parents of children.
Page 273 - the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as manifested in the Creation,
Page 124 - Water may be used in such a way as to increase the rapidity of the circulation and the temperature very quickly and powerfully. The hot bath is a most efficient stimulant, in the true sense of the word. It will so excite the circulation as to increase the pulse from seventy to one hundred and fifty in fifteen minutes. The tonic effects of a short cool bath are well appreciated by all who have ever enjoyed it. Sedative Effects of Water. — Remedies' which depress vital action are termed sedatives.
Page 124 - Cold 33 to 60 F. Cool 60 to 70 F. Temperate 70 to 85 F. Tepid 85 to 92 F. Warm 92 to 98 F. Hot 98 to 112 F.
Page 43 - Napoleon, who was blessed, if ever man was, 'with the constitution of an ox,' took between six and eight hours of sleep, and though he could go for long intervals without rest, always made up for such loss, on one occasion sleeping for thirty-six hours at a stretch. "Benjamin Franklin, who was as thrifty of his time as he...
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