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Elements of Physiology; Being an Account of the Laws and Principles of the ...
Thomas Johnstone Aitkin
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Page 425 - The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen the Lord. But he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and put my hand into his side, I will not believe. And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them. Jesus cometh, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you.
Page 83 - But through it there roll'd not the breath of his pride; And the foam of his gasping lay white on the turf, And cold as the spray of the rock-beating surf. And there lay the rider distorted and pale, With the dew on his brow and the rust on his mail: And the tents were all silent, the banners alone, The lances unlifted, the trumpet unblown.
Page 425 - And after eight days again his. disciples were within, and Thomas with them : then came Jesus, (the doors being shut,) and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you. Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, .and thrust it into my side; and be not faithless but believing. And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.
Page 194 - For the life of the flesh is in the blood ; and I have given it . to you upon the altar, to make an atonement for your souls : for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.
Page 194 - Whosoever he be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, that giveth any of his seed unto Molech ; he shall surely be put to death : the people of the land shall stone him with stones.
Page 311 - ... largely uncovered : or why, with hesitating and bewildered steps, his eyes are rapidly and wildly in search of something. In this we only perceive the intent application of his mind to the objects of his apprehensions, and its direct influence on the outward organs.
Page 371 - A rather singular method," say Messrs. Herschel and South, " of obtaining a view, and even a rough measure, of the angles of stars of the last degree of faintness, has often been resorted to, viz. to direct the eye to another part of the field. In this way, a faint star, in the neighbourhood of a large one, will often become very conspicuous ; so as to bear a certain illumination, which will yet totally disappear, as if suddenly blotted out, when the eye is turned full upon it, and so on, appearing...
Page 395 - The suddenness of the transition," writes Wollaston, " from perfect hearing to total want of perception, occasions a degree of surprise which renders an experiment of this kind with a series of small pipes among several persons rather amusing. It is curious to observe the change of feeling manifested by various individuals of the party, in succession, as the sounds approach and pass the limits of their hearing. Those who enjoy a temporary triumph are often compelled, in their turn, to acknowledge...