The Functions and disorders of the reproductive organs in childhood, youth, adult age, and advanced life

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Lindsay and Blakiston, 1865 - 269 pages
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Page 46 - If the balance of our lives had not one scale of reason to poise another of sensuality, the blood and baseness of our natures would conduct us to most preposterous conclusions ; but we have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts."—Othello.
Page 53 - hath been transported to the mad degree of love—which shows that great spirits and great business do keep out this weak passion. • By how much more ought men to beware of this passion, which loseth not only other things, but itself.
Page 53 - You may observe that amongst all the great and worthy persons (whereof the memory remaineth, either ancient or recent) there is not one who hath been transported to the mad degree of
Page 87 - n'ai point. J'aimerais la société comme un autre, si je n'étais sûr de m'y montrer non-seulement à mon désavantage, mais tout autre que je ne suis. Le parti que j'ai pris d'écrire et de me cacher est précisément celui qui me convenait. Moi présent, on n'aurait jamais su ce que je valais, on ne l'aurait par soupçonné
Page 108 - How exquisitely absurd, to tell girls that beauty is of no value, dress of no use! Beauty is of value; her whole prospects and happiness in life may often depend upon a new gown or a becoming bonnet ; and if she has five grains of common sense, she will find this out. The great thing is to teach her
Page 86 - ont un grand avantage : sachant mieux ce qu'il faut taire, ils sons plus sûrs de ce qu'ils disent ; encore leur échappe-t-il souvent des balourdises. Qu'on juge de celui qui tombe là des nues : il lui est presque impossible de parler une minute impunément. Dans le tête-à-tête, il ya un autre inconvénient que je trouve pire, la
Page 61 - So dear to heaven is saintly chastity, That when a soul is found sincerely so, A thousand liveried angels lackey her."—Milton.
Page 86 - Si peu maître de mon esprit seul avec moi-même, qu'on juge de ce que je dois être dans la conversation, où, pour parler à propos, il faut penser à la fois et sur-le-champ à mille choses. La seule idée de tant de convenances, dont je suis sûr d'oublier au moins quelqu'une, suffit pour m'intimider. Je ne
Page 111 - Married persons must keep such modesty and decency of treating each other that they never force themselves into high and violent lusts with arts and misbecoming devices; always remembering that those mixtures are most innocent which are most simple and most natural, most orderly and most safe. It is the
Page 53 - more ought men to beware of this passion, which loseth not only other things, but itself. As for the other losses, the poet's relation doth well figure them

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