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" I had made during the experiment. I endeavoured to recall the ideas ; they -were feeble and indistinct; one collection of terms, however, presented itself ; and with the most intense belief and prophetic manner, I exclaimed to Dr. Kinglake, ' Nothing... "
Elements of physiology - Page 97
by Thomas Johnstone Aitkin - 1838 - 514 pages
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Researches, Chemical and Philosophical; Chiefly Concerning Nitrous Oxide: Or ...

Sir Humphry Davy - Anesthesiology - 1800 - 580 pages
...half only, had elapfed during this experiment, though the time, as meafured by the relative vividnefs of the recollected ideas, appeared to me much longer. Not more than half of the nitrous oxide was confumed. After a minute, before the thrilling of the extremities had difappeared, I breathed the remainder....
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1802
...itself: and with the most intense belief and prophetic manner, I exclaimed to Dr. Kinglake, " Nothing exists but thoughts ! — the universe is composed of impressions, ideas, pleasures and pains !" r. 487. The feelings of different persons on breathing this air ate afterwards noticed; and, in...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 94, Part 1; Volume 135

Early English newspapers - 1824
...feelings of pleasure or pain. Sir Humphry Davy exclaimed, after inhaling the nitrous oxide, " Nothing exists but thoughts ; the universe is composed of impressions, ideas, pleasures, and pains." (P. 18.) Blumenbach, or his editor Elliolson, says, that the more profound and accurate our philosophical...
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The Westminster Review, Volume 1

1824
...sensation, and the vividness of ideas. " My emotions were enthusiastic and sublime, I exclaimed, nothing exists but thoughts ; the universe is composed of impressions, ideas, pleasures and pains" It is not possible to conceive of a more striking and complete illustration, of the influence of a...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 22

English literature - 1824
...itself, and with the most intense belief and prophetic manner, I exclaimed to Dr. Kinglake, ' Nothing exists but thoughts; the universe is composed of impressions, ideas, pleasures, and pains.' ", The inferences which present themselves so readily in connexion with the facts now mentioned, will...
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Sketches of the Philosophy of Apparitions: Or, An Attempt to Trace Such ...

Samuel Hibbert - Apparitions - 1825 - 475 pages
...itself, and with the most intense belief and prophetic manner I exclaimed to Dr Kinglake, ' Nothing exists but thoughts, the universe is composed of impressions, ideas, pleasures, and pains.' " Such is the interesting detail of a very important physiological experiment made by one of the most...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 15

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1831
...itself; and with the most intense belief and prophetic manner, 1 exclaimed to Dr. Kiuglake, " Nothing exists but thoughts ! — the universe is composed of impressions, ideas, pleasures, and pains /"* The impunity with which Davy had sustained these wonderful trials, emboldened him to attempt the...
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Report of the Experiments on Animal Magnetism: Made by a Committee of the ...

Académie de médecine (France) - Animal magnetism - 1833 - 252 pages
...however, presented itself; and with the most intense belief and prophetic manner, I exclaimed : Nothing exists but thoughts ! the universe is composed of impressions, ideas, pleasures, and pains !" — Researches, Sfc. Lond. 1800. rise to any experimental investigation, at the time. They either...
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Report of the experiments on animal magnetism made by a committee of the ...

Académie des sciences Paris - 1833
...however, presented itself; and with the most intense belief and prophetic manner, I exclaimed: Nothing exists but thoughts! the universe is composed of impressions, ideas, pleasures, and pains!"—Researches, §.clond. 1800. rise to any experimental investigation, at the time. They either...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 2

1834
...itself, and with the most intense belief and prophetic manner, I exclaimed to Dr. Kinglake, " Nothing exists but thoughts ; the universe is composed of impressions, ideas, pleasures, and pains !" ' From this interesting experiment, it appears that in consequence of an extraordinary impression...
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