The Cyclopædia of practical medicine: comprising treatises on the nature and treatment of diseases, materia medica and therapeutics, medical jurisprudence, etc. etc, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 1835 - Medical
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Page 333 - The Principles of Physiology, applied to the Preservation of Health, and to the Improvement of Physical and Mental Education.
Page 165 - They are more ardent after their female: but love seems with them to be more an eager desire, than a tender delicate mixture of sentiment and sensation. Their griefs are transient. Those numberless afflictions, which render it doubtful whether heaven has given life to us in mercy or in wrath, are less felt, and sooner forgotten with them.
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