Elements of Physiology

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James E. Moore, 1823 - Electronic books - 621 pages

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Page ii - IDE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " Inductive Grammar, designed for beginners. By an Instructer." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
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Page 262 - And he went up, and lay upon the child, and put his mouth upon his mouth, and his eyes upon his eyes, and his hands upon his hands: and he stretched himself upon the child; and the flesh of the child waxed warm.
Page 288 - ... from the common mass by an action of the vessels of the uterus similar to that of secretion, by which action the blood loses the principle of coagulation, and, I suppose...
Page 275 - ... adopted, whenever a medicinal substance is applied to a susceptible portion of the body externally or internally, an action is excited; which is extended, more or less, according to the difFusibility of the properties of the substance, or the degree of sympathetic connexion which the part may maintain with the body generally. Thus, a set of actions is raised, every one of which is precisely similar, provided they are confined to the same system; by which is to be understood parts of an identity...
Page 610 - ... or will, or of new impressions. The close of life is marked by phenomena similar to those with which it began. The circulation first manifested itself, and ceases last. The right auricle is the first to pulsate, and in death the last to retain its motion.
Page 120 - It certainly is a most magnificent diamond, about an inch and a half in length, and upwards of an inch in width, and stands out from the setting, about half an inch : it is in the shape of an egg, and is set in a bracelet between two very handsome diamonds of about half its size. It is valued at three millions sterling, is very brilliant, and without a flaw of any kind.
Page 610 - I am speaking merely of those intellectual (acuities which are common to man, and to those animals which, like him, are provided with a brain. — Reason, the exclusive faculty of man, first forsakes him. He begins by losing the faculty of associating judgments, and then of comparing, of bringing together, and of connecting a number of ideas, so as to judge of their relation. The patient is then said to have lost his consciousness, or to be delirious. This delirium has generally for its subject the...
Page 407 - ... understanding is according to the number and perfection of the organs of sense ; and that, by successively depriving them of the intelligent being, we should lower at each step his intellectual nature, whilst the addition of a new sense to those we now possess, might lead us to a multitude of unknown sensations and ideas, and would disclose to us in the beings we are concerned with, a vast variety of new relations, and would greatly enlarge the sphere of our intelligence.
Page 611 - At last, he ceases to feel ; but his senses vanish in succession, and in a determinate order. The taste and smell cease to give any sign of existence ; the eyes become obscured by a dark and gloomy cloud ; but the ear is yet sensible to sound and noise ; and no doubt, it was on this account that the Ancients, to ascertain that death had really taken place, were in the habit of calling loudly to the deceased.

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