How to Educate Yourself: With Or Without Masters

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G. P. Putnam & sons, 1872 - Self-culture - 151 pages
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Page 27 - Monosyllables and words accented on the last syllable, ending in a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double the final consonant before a suffix beginning with a vowel; as, begin, beginning; run, running; put, putting; shop, shopping; prefer, preferred.
Page 47 - The accuracy of conception and statement required, the mastery of principles, the solution of problems — all these develop habits of mind of the most healthful and useful kind. There is hardly any business in which the processes...
Page 48 - But if the doctor should proudly accept the fact that he is a human being, he should never, for a moment, lose sight of the fact that the patient is too.
Page 26 - the art of speaking and writing the English language correctly...
Page 7 - ... They lower the alkalinity of the blood and diminish the resistance of the tissues and lower the general vital resistance. A man under the influence of alcohol has less ability to resist cold, and is more liable to contract pneumonia and other infectious disorders than the man who is in a normal state. The same thing is true, in a greater or less degree, of other narcotic drugs. Hematogenesis, leucocytosis, diapedesis, and other functions which lie at the very foundation of a healthy life, and...

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