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Pagina 318 - But the sky is for all; bright as it is, it is not "too bright nor good for human nature's daily food;" it is fitted, in all its functions, for the perpetual comfort and exalting of the heart ; for the soothing it, and purifying it from its dross and dust. Sometimes gentle, sometimes capricious, sometimes awful; never the same for two moments together ; almost human in its passions, almost spiritual in its tenderness, almost divine in its infinity, its appeal to what is immortal in us is as distinct,...
Pagina 73 - The patient is thus exposed to the influence of three agents, heated air, common steam, and the vapour of mercury, which is thus applied to the whole surface of the body in a moist state. After the patient has remained in the bath from five to ten minutes, perspiration generally commences, and by the end of twenty or thirty minutes, beyond which I do not prolong the bath, it is generally excessive.
Pagina 31 - Third, Is Dr. John W. Webster guilty, as set forth in the indictment, of the wilful murder of Dr. George Parkman? When the vote on the first question was put, twelve hands arose immediately. Some little discussion then took place, when the second question was tested, and twelve hands at once arose. The third — the most important question of all — was next to be tried. Quite a pause ensued. One juror, in his sympathies of kindness for the prisoner (who was his personal acquaintance or friend)...
Pagina 91 - This was all their nourishment for the day of sixteen or eighteen hours labour. They were astonishingly powerful and active; and endured severe and protracted labour far beyond any of my men. Some of these men were eighty and even ninety years old; and yet these old men would do more work than any of the middle aged men belonging to my ship.
Pagina 461 - I was sure of my fate ; and before leaving the carriage, I took a dose of strychnine from my pocket and swallowed it. I had prepared it in the shape of a pill before I left my laboratory on the 23d. I thought I could not bear to survive detection. I thought it was a large dose. The state of my nervous system probably defeated its action, partially.
Pagina 284 - Muslin, $1 00. Moore's Health, Disease, and Remedy, Familiarly and practically considered, in a few of their Relations to the Blcod.
Pagina 96 - The common beverage is water ; but they make a tea from the tea-plant, flavoured with ginger, and sweetened with the juice of the sugar-cane. They but seldom kill a pig; — living mostly on fruit and vegetables. With this simple diet, early rising, and taking a great deal of exercise, they are subject to few diseases ; and Captain Beechey says, they are certainly a finer and more athletic race, than is usually found amon