On health: what preserves, what destroys, and what restores it. 3 letters

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Page 2 - No, faith, not a jot ; but to follow him thither with modesty enough, and likelihood to lead it: As thus; Alexander died, Alexander was buried, Alexander returneth to dust ; the dust is earth ; of earth we make loam : And why of that loam, whereto he was converted, might they not stop a beer-barrel...
Page 62 - ... the final centre of repose; the goal to which all things tend, which gives to time all its importance, to eternity all its glory ; apart from which man is a shadow, his very existence a riddle, and the stupendous scenes which surround him, as incoherent and unmeaning as the leaves which the Sybil scattered in the wind.
Page 106 - The love of God, as it is the sovereign remedy of all miseries, so in particular it effectually prevents all the bodily disorders the passions introduce, by keeping the passions themselves within due bounds. And by the unspeakable joy and perfect calm, serenity and tranquility it gives the mind, it becomes the most powerful of all the means of health and long life.
Page 139 - Yes, as rocks are, When foamy billows split themselves against Their flinty ribs ; or as the moon is moved, When wolves, with hunger pined, howl at her brightness.
Page 88 - Ill health is equally unfavourable in its effects on the heart. Piety is affected by the animal spirits ; and the spirits must and will flag, when the body is diseased. It is the medium of communication for the soul with outward things. When that medium is disordered, no object is presented in its true colours. Nature to such a man has lost its beauty- 'The heavens are clothed in sackcloth; the eanh is dressed in the garment of mourning.
Page 31 - The diaphragm, forming the inferior boundary of the thorax, and the division between the thorax and the abdomen, c. The cut edges of the abdominal muscles, turned aside, exposing the general cavity of the abdomen. 1. The cut edge of the pericardium turned aside. 2. The heart.
Page 46 - Fig. 97 is a view of the entire lacteal system, or the thoracic duct, from its origin to its termination. 1. Lacteal vessels emerging from the mucous surface of the intestines. 2. First order of mesenteric glands. 3. Second order of mesenteric glands. 4. The great trunks of the lacteals emerging from the mesenteric glands and pouring their contents into — 5. The receptacle of the chyle. 6. The great trunks of the lymphatic, or general absorbent system, terminating in the receptacle of the chyle....
Page 46 - Duct, from it» origin to itt termination. 1. Lacteal vessels emerging from the mucous surface of the intestines. 2. First order of mesenteric glands. 3. Second order of mesenteric glands. 4. The great trunks of the lacteals emerging from the mesenteric glands, and pouring their contents into (5) the receptacle of the chyle. 6. The great trunks of the lymphatic or general absorbent system terminating in the receptacle of the chyle. 7. The Thoracic duct. 8. Termination of the thoracic duct at (9)...
Page 84 - Will play the cook, and servant; 'tis our match : The sweat of industry would dry, and die, But for the end it works to. Come; our stomachs Will make what's homely, savoury: Weariness Can snore upon the flint, when restive sloth Finds the down pillow hard.
Page 104 - One of the multitude whom no man can number, who stand before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands, — the days of your mourning are ended.

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