On protuberant abdomen

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Houlston, 1875 - 36 pages
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Page 24 - I was only too happy to give the plan a fair trial,' and, within a very few days, found immense benefit from it. It may better elucidate the dietary plan if I describe generally what I have sanction to take, and that man must be an extraordinary person who would desire a better table: For breakfast, I take four or five ounces of beef, mutton, kidneys, broiled fish, bacon, or cold meat of any kind except pork; a large cup of tea (without milk or sugar), a little biscuit, or one ounce of dry toast....
Page 25 - ... pudding, any kind of poultry or game, and two or three glasses of good claret, sherry, or Madeira — Champagne, Port and Beer forbidden. For tea, two or three ounces of fruit, a rusk or two, and a cup of tea without milk or sugar. For supper, Three or four ounces of meat or fish similar-to dinner, with a glass or two of claret.
Page 11 - Yet then this little spot of earth well till'd, A num'rous family with plenty fill'd, The good old man and thrifty housewife spent Their days in peace and fatten'd with content; Enjoy'd the dregs of life, and lived to see A long descending healthful progeny.
Page 24 - For breakfast, I take four or five ounces of beef, mutton, kidneys, broiled fish, bacon, or cold meat of any kind except pork; a large cup of tea (without milk or sugar), a little biscuit, or one ounce of dry toast. For dinner, five or six ounces of any fish except salmon, any meat except pork, any vegetable except potato, one ounce of dry toast, fruit out of a pudding, any kind of poultry or game, and two or three glasses of good claret, sherry, or Madeira — champagne, port and beer forbidden....
Page 25 - ... or madeira — champagne, port, and beer forbidden. ' For tea, two or three ounces of fruit, a rusk or two, and a cup of tea without milk or sugar. ' For supper, three or four ounces of meat or fish, similar to dinner, with a glass or two of claret. 'For nightcap (!), if required, a tumbler of grog (gin, whisky, or brandy without sugar), or a glass or two of claret and sherry.
Page 14 - Neutral azotized matters Fatty matters Amylaceous matters, sugars, gums; Produces Heat Electricity; Restores its elements to the air or to the earth; Transforms organized matters into mineral matters.
Page 11 - A num'rous family with plenty fill'd ; The good old man and thrifty housewife spent Their days in peace, and fatten' d with content, Enjoyed the dregs of life, and liv'd to see A long descending, healthful progeny.

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