A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene: For Educational Institutions and General Readers

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Maynard, Merrill, & Company, 1904 - Physiology - 388 pages

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Page 224 - Judge shall proceed to the last fatal ceremony, and demand what he has to say why the Sentence of the Law should not be pronounced upon him...
Page 12 - ... in the proportion of two parts of the former to one of the latter, and expressible by the symbol H2O.
Page 228 - ... of power to attempt. He lies under the weight of incubus and nightmare ; he lies in sight of all that he would fain perform, just as a man forcibly confined to his bed by the mortal languor of a relaxing disease, who is compelled to witness injury or outrage offered to some object of his tenderest love : he curses the ; spells which chain him down from motion ; he would lay down his life if he might but get up and walk ; but he is powerless as an infant, and cannot even ; attempt to rise.
Page 320 - Rub the body briskly till it is dry and warm, then dash cold water upon it, and repeat the rubbing. . Avoid the immediate removal of the patient, as it involves a dangerous loss of time ; also, the use of bellows, or any forcing instrument ; also, the warm bath, and all rough treatment. The Care of the Sick-room upper floors — in the case of some "catching
Page 203 - In this manner the various regions of the body are associated with each other by a nervous apparatus, which is only indirectly connected with the brain and spinal cord, and thus it is arranged that the most widely separated organs of the body are brought into close and active sympathy with each other, so that " if one member suffers, all the other members suffer with it.
Page 63 - August, about one in the afternoon, my mother desired him to observe a cloud which appeared of a very unusual size and shape. He had just returned from taking the benefit of the sun*, and after bathing himself in cold water, and taking a slight repast, was retired to his study.
Page 171 - It warms and cools by turns the earth and the living creatures that inhabit it. It draws up vapours from the sea and land, retains them dissolved in itself, or suspended in cisterns of clouds, and throws them down again as rain or dew when they are required.
Page 155 - No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort ; a great thing can only be done by a great man, and he does it without effort.
Page 91 - Vegetarianism,' that a well-selected vegetable diet is capable of producing (in the greater number of individuals) the highest physical development of which they are capable, it may on the other hand be affirmed with equal certainty, that the substitution of a moderate proportion of animal flesh is in no way injurious...
Page 331 - The clear supernatent fluid will be a saturated solution of chloride of lead. A cloth dipped in this solution and hung up in a room will sweeten a fetid atmosphere instantaneously...

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