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Page 133 - ... due observation I have found, that if the murders and manslaughters, the burglaries and robberies, the riots and tumults, the adulteries, fornications, rapes, and other great enormities, that have happened in that time, were divided into five parts, four of them have been the issues and product of excessive drinking at taverns, or alehouse meetings.
Page 144 - He has determined precisely the angle required ; and he found, by the most exact mensuration the subject could admit, that it is the very angle, in which the three planes in the bottom of the cell of a honey-comb do actually meet.
Page 54 - I have seen roll away from the summits of mountains, drew off in one day ; passed off with its murky banners as simultaneously as a ship that has been stranded and is floated off by a spring tide — "That moveth altogether, if it move at all.
Page 22 - The muscular powers are, all along, much affected: this, indeed, happens before any great change takes place in the mind, and goes on progressively increasing. He can no longer walk with steadiness, but totters from side to side. The limbs become powerless, and inadequate to sustain his weight. He is, however, not always sensible of any deficiency in this respect: and, while exciting mirth by his eccentric motions, imagines that he walks with the most perfect steadiness.
Page 59 - A custom loathsome to the Eye, hateful to the Nose, harmful to the Brain, dangerous to the Lungs, and in the black stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.
Page 179 - I have ever found from my knowledge and custom, as well as from the custom and observation of others, that those who drink nothing but water, or make :it their particular drink, are but little affected by the climate, and can undergo the greatest fatigue without inconvenience.
Page 19 - While the illusion lasts, happiness is complete ; care and melancholy are thrown to the wind, and elysium with all its glories descends upon the dazzled imagination of the drinker Some authors have spoken of the pleasure of being completely drunk; this however is not the most exquisite period. The time is when a person is neither " drunk nor sober, but neighbour to both," as Bishop Andrews says in his
Page 213 - Daily experience convinces us that the same quantity of alcohol, applied to the stomach under the form of natural wine, and in a state of mixture with water, will produce very different effects upon the body, and to an extent which it is difficult to comprehend...