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Page 75 - Go, leave her with her maiden mates to play At sports more harmless till the break of day; Give us this evening; thou hast morn and night, And all the year before thee, for delight.
Page 59 - I don't leave off till two o'clock, and am heard distinctly in Taunton when the wind sets that way, a distance of six miles. Turn your mind to this little curse. If consumption is too powerful for physicians, at least they should not suffer themselves to be outwitted by such little upstart disorders as the hay-fever.
Page 59 - The membrane is so irritable, that light, dust, contradiction, an absurd remark, the sight of a Dissenter, — anything, sets me sneezing; and if I begin sneezing at twelve, I don't leave off till two o'clock, and am heard distinctly in Taunton when the wind sets that way, a distance of six miles.
Page 43 - ... containing the seed of the rag-weed) without producing any symptoms. These experiments though interesting are of little practical importance, as it has not yet been proved that dogs suffer from hay fever, or even from asthma. Dr. Shurley judiciously observes that there is no invariable standard of normality for nasal chambers, any more than there is for arms, legs, eyes, or ears. What may seem a normal condition in one individual may be abnormal in another. This able physician proceeds to point...
Page 40 - That the direction in which the irritation is reflected is, like an electric current, always along the line of least resistance, and that from the same region it may be reflected in one direction at one time, and in the opposite direction at another time. 5. That the disease in the nose may produce disease in other portions of the respiratory tract, which may become independent centers of irritation.
Page 71 - Moorhead,93 who had been a regular sufferer for thirty years, states that he succeded in curing himself by means of hypodermic injections containing one-twentieth of a grain of morphine and one-two-hundredth of a grain of atropine night and morning. In hay fever the food should be nutritious and easily digestible. Owing to the depression which the complaint causes, stimulants are sometimes necessary; but they should, if possible, be avoided, or only taken in small quantities. Light claret or hock,...
Page 38 - That this hypersesthesia is associated with or occasioned by a •diseased condition, either latent or active, of the naso-pharyngeal mucous membrane and with an hypertrophied condition of the vascular tissue covering the turbinated bones and the lower portion of the septum. 5. That the systemic disturbances, such as asthma, etc., are the effect of the local irritation of...
Page 58 - The dust falls in such quantities as to dirty everything on board, and to hurt people's eyes ; vessels even have run on shore owing to the obscurity of the atmosphere. It has often fallen on ships when several hundred, and even more than a thousand, miles from the coast of Africa, and at points sixteen hundred miles distant in a north and south direction.