Elements of Physics: Or Natural Philosophy, General and Medical

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Lea and Blanchard, 1841 - Physics - 520 pages
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Page 13 - President, should be appointed to write, print and publish one thousand copies of a work, on the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as manifested in the Creation ; illustrating such work, by all reasonable arguments, as, for instance, the variety and formation of God's creatures in the Animal, Vegetable, and Mineral Kingdoms ; the effect of digestion, and, thereby, of conversion ; the construction of the hand of man, and an infinite variety of other arguments ; as also by discoveries, ancient and...
Page 521 - THE MEDICAL FORMULARY: being a Collection of Prescriptions, derived from the writings and practice of many of the most eminent physicians of America and Europe. Together with the usual Dietetic Preparations and Antidotes for Poisons. To which is added an Appendix, on the Endermic u-se of Medicines, and on the use of Ether and Chloroform.
Page 16 - A COLLECTION OF COLLOQUIAL PHRASES, ON EVERY TOPIC NECESSARY TO MAINTAIN CONVERSATION, Arranged under different heads, with numerous remarks on the peculiar pronunciation and...
Page 13 - Chemistry, Meteorology, and the Function of Digestion, considered with reference to Natural Theology.
Page 521 - Pathological and Practical Researches on the Diseases of the Stomach, the Intestinal Canal, the Liver, and other Viscera of the Abdomen.
Page 208 - ... records the beats of its pendulum ; it regulates the quantity of steam admitted to work; the briskness of the fire, the supply of water to the boiler; the supply of coals to the fire ; it opens and shuts its valves with absolute precision as to time and manner; it oils its joints; it takes out any air which may accidentally enter into parts...
Page 16 - FABLES, accompanied by a Key, containing the text, a literal and free translation, arranged in such a manner as to point out the difference between the French and English idiom, &c., in 1 vol., 12mo.
Page 82 - A man in a boat pulling a rope attached to a large ship, seems only to move the boat: but he really moves the ship a little, for...
Page 269 - The labyrinth, or complex inner compartment of the ear, over which the nerve of hearing is spread as a lining, is full of water ; and therefore by the law of fluid pressure...
Page 268 - Months afterwards it was ascertained, that at the time of observation the bells of the city of St Salvador, on the Brazilian coast, had been ringing on the occasion of a festival.

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