Manual therapeutics, a treatise on massage: its history, mode of application and effects, indications and contra-indications

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Lippincott, 1902 - 462 pages
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Page 249 - And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians.
Page 174 - Furthermore, anatripsis can bind and loosen ; can make flesh, and cause parts to waste. Hard rubbing binds ; soft rubbing loosens ; much rubbing causes parts to waste; moderate rubbing makes them grow.
Page 32 - ... then unknown. It seems as if we truly lived for the first time. There is a lively feeling of existence which radiates to the extremities of the body, whilst the whole is given over to the most delightful sensations ; the mind takes cognizance of these, and enjoys the most agreeable thoughts ; the imagination wanders over the universe which it adorns, sees everywhere smiling pictures, everywhere the image of happiness. If life were only a succession of ideas, the rapidity with which memory retraces...
Page 21 - rubbing can bind and loosen ; can make flesh and cause parts to waste. Hard rubbing binds; soft rubbing loosens; much rubbing causes parts to waste; moderate rubbing makes them grow.
Page 305 - ... the fibula were produced ; the seat of fracture being at the junction of the lower and middle third of the leg ; there was a lacerated wound of the integuments about 2 inches in extent, through which the lower end of the tibia protruded for 2 inches ; the bones were reduced, and the wound dressed with adhesive straps and lint ; the leg was now extended upon a straight splint, the thigh being firmly lashed to...
Page 261 - I can read your print-hand very well. But here there are such handles, and shanks, and dashes, that one can scarce tell the head from the tail. To Anthony Lumpkin, Esquire.
Page 25 - I have no slave to rub me ;'' whereupon the emperor gave him two slaves and sufficient to maintain them. Another day several old men rubbed themselves against the wall in the emperor's presence, hoping for similar good fortune, when the shrewd Hadrian, perceiving their object, directed them to rub one another ! The...
Page 194 - Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? May I not wash in them, and be clean?
Page 219 - And thence delight, disgust, or cool indiffrence rise: When minds are joyful, then we look around, And what is seen is all on fairy ground; Again they sicken, and on every view Cast their own dull and melancholy hue; Or, if absorb'd by their peculiar cares, The vacant eye on viewless matter glares, Our feelings still upon our views attend, And their own natures to the objects lend; Sorrow and joy are in their influence sure, Long as the passion reigns th' effects endure; But love in minds his various...
Page 76 - Ah, how skilful grows the hand That obeyeth Love's command! It is the heart, and not the brain, That to the highest doth attain, And he who followeth Love's behest Far exceedeth all the rest!

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