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Stranica 112 - Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, While the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, When thou shall say, I have no pleasure in them...
Stranica 79 - Their town was laid out in three streets, two on one side and one on the other side of the river.
Stranica 113 - Egypt, and shall be a boil breaking forth with Mains upon man, and upon beast, throughout' all the land of Egypt. 10 And they took ashes of the furnace, and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven; and it became a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast.
Stranica 266 - The Principles of Physiology, applied to the Preservation of Health, and to the Improvement of Physical and Mental Education.
Stranica 158 - If a man be tired of the slow lingering progress of consumption, let him repair to Naples ; and the denouement will be much more rapid. The sirocco wind, which has been blowing for six days, continues with the same violence. The effects of this, south-east blast, fraught with all the plagues of the deserts of Africa, are immediately felt in that leaden oppressive dejection of spirits, which is the most intolerable of diseases.
Stranica 136 - This property is characterized by being excited in its action, and reflex in its course : in every instance in which it is exerted, an impression made upon the extremities of certain nerves is conveyed to the medulla oblongata or the medulla...
Stranica 424 - November, when it was proposed to ascertain whether she could read with her eyes closed. She was seated in a corner of the room, the lights were placed at a distance from her, and so screened as to leave her in almost entire darkness. In this situation, she read with ease a great number of cards which were presented to her, some of which were written with a pencil, and so obscurely, that in a faint light no trace could be discerned by common eyes. She told the reporter the date of coins, even when...
Stranica 340 - ... extend beyond them and the parts associated with them, being consistent with health. 3. That the law of excitement in those parts of the brain and spinal marrow •which are associated with the vital nerves is also uniform excitement, but which is only, when excessive, followed by any degree of exhaustion, no degree ol which is consistent with health.
Stranica 136 - ... have certainly been observed. But, in the first place, this function is by no means confined to the limbs: for, whilst it imparts to each muscle its appropriate tone, and to each system of muscles its appropriate equilibrium or balance, it performs the still more important office of presiding over the orifices and terminations of each of the internal canals in the animal economy, giving...
Stranica 139 - On touching an eye, it was retracted, and the eyelids closed, whilst similar phenomena were observed simultaneously in the other eye. On removing the medulla, these phenomena ceased. On pinching the toe of one of the anterior extremities, the limb and the opposite limb equally moved. On removing the spinal marrow, this phenomenon also ceased. Precisely similar effects were observed in regard to the posterior extremities.

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