First steps to anatomy

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Page 64 - Would he were fatter! but I fear him not: Yet if my name were liable to fear, I do not know the man I should avoid So soon as that spare Cassius. He reads much; He is a great observer, and he looks Quite through the deeds of men; he loves no plays, As thou dost, Antony; he hears no music...
Page 73 - Him, haply, slumbering on the Norway foam, The pilot of some small night-foundered skiff Deeming some island, oft, as seamen tell, With fixed anchor in his scaly rind Moors by his side under the lee, while night Invests the sea, and wished morn delays...
Page 64 - Let me have men about me that are fat, Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights. Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look; He thinks too much; such men are dangerous.
Page 13 - I think, from the complexity of its mechanism, and tlie delicacy of many of its parts, that it should always be liable to derangement, or that it would soon work itself out. Yet shall this wonderful machine go, night and day, for eighty years together, at the rate of a hundred thousand strokes every twenty-four...
Page 8 - A man was pressed on board one of His Majesty's ships early in the late revolutionary war. While on board this vessel in the Mediterranean, he received a fall from the yardarm, and when he was picked up, he was found to be insensible.
Page 9 - Being informed of the accident which had occasioned this depression, he recommended the man to be sent to St. Thomas's hospital. He was placed under the care of Mr. Cline ; and when he was first admitted into this hospital, I saw him lying on his back, breathing without any great difficulty ; his pulse regular, his arms extended, and his fingers moving to and fro to the motion of his heart ; so that you could count his pulse by this motion of his fingers. If he wanted food, he had the power of moving...
Page 9 - ... for some months, still insensible ; and some time after he was brought from Gibraltar, on board the Dolphin frigate, to a depot for sailors at Deptford. While he was at Deptford, the surgeon under whose care he was, was visited by Mr. Davy, who was then an apprentice at this hospital. The surgeon said to Mr. Davy, "I have a case which I think you would like to see. It is a man who has been insensible for many months ; he lies on his back with very few signs of life ; he breathes, indeed, has...
Page 22 - Some rude, and yet unfinish'd in their kind : Short of their limbs, a lame imperfect birth; One half alive, and one of lifeless earth.
Page 66 - ... to get up again without help. The integuments of his face hung down to the shoulders and breast : the fat was not confined to any particular part, but diffused over the whole of his body, arms, legs, &c., making his appearance such as to attract the attention of all who saw him. He left this service to go into the country, being a burthen to himself, and totally useless to his employers. About two years afterwards he called upon his old masters in very different shape to that above described,...
Page 10 - I went up to the man's bedside, and was surprised to see him sitting up in his bed. He had raised himself on his pillow. I asked him if he felt any pain, and he immediately put his hand to his head. This showed that volition and sensation were returning. In four days from that time the man was...

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