The American Journal of Insanity, Volume 3

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Utica State Hospital Press, 1847 - Insanity (Law)
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Page 235 - Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his Lord hath made ruler over his household to give them their meat in due season. Blessed is that servant, whom his Lord, when he cometh, shall find so doing. Verily, I say unto you, that he shall make him ruler over all his goods.
Page 331 - uttering a remark strongly savoring of mental unsoundness. " O God, I could be bounded in a nutshell, and count myself a king of infinite space, were it not that I have bad dreams.
Page 235 - I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me, and I say to one, go, and he goeth, and to another, come, and he cometh, to my servant, do this, and he
Page 307 - hath been but rash; then must we look to receive from his age, not alone the imperfections of long engrafted condition, but therewithal, the unruly waywardness that infirm and choleric years bring with them.
Page 300 - on people praying with him; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as any one else. Another charge was, that he did not love clean linen; and I have no passion for it.
Page 307 - By day and night he wrongs me ; every hour He flashes into one gross crime or other, That sets us all at odds. I'll not endure it; His knights grow riotous, and himself upbraids
Page 352 - as laboring under melancholy distempers, hath yet ordinarily as great understanding as ordinarily a child of fourteen years, is such a person as may be guilty of felony or treason." These views, it is true, belong to a province of insanity somewhat remote from that which engaged Shakespeare's attention,
Page 336 - It is not madness That I have uttered ; bring me to the test, And I the matter will reword which madness Would gambol from.
Page 335 - Forth at your eyes your spirits wildly peep, And as the sleeping soldiers in the alarm. Your bedded hair, like life in excrements, Starts up and stands on end.
Page 292 - conceptions of mankind ; their conclusions are just, and frequently profound, but the premises from which they reason when within the range of the malady, are uniformly false—not false from any defect of knowledge or judgment; but because a delusive image, the inseparable companion of real insanity is thrust upon the subjugated understanding, incapable of resistance, because

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