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with shadowy trident how volition guides, his intelle&tual tides; surge after surge,
or, Queen of Sleep, Imagination roves With frantic sorrows, or delirious Love” Go
on, where wrapp'd in night retiring Causes lie : o Forest explore with eagle-eye; ...
Of Sleep. Of Reverie. Of Vertigo. Of Drunkenness. Of Propensity to Motion.
Repetition. Imitation. Of the Circulatory System. Of the Secretion of Saliva, and of
Tears. And of the Lacrymal Sack. Of the Stomach and Intestines. Of the Capillary
Ideas in sleep mistaken for perceptions. 3. Ideas of imagination produce pain and
sickness like sensations. 4. When the organ of sense is destroyed, the ideas
belonging to that sense perish. V. Analogy between muscular motions and
During the time of sleep, or in delirium, the ideas of imagination are mistaken for
the perceptions of external objects; whence it appears, that these ideas of
imagination are no other than a reiteration of those motions of the organs of
The contractions of the larger muscles of our bodies, that are most frequently
connected with volition, were originally excited into action by internal irritations:
as appears from the stretching or yawning of all animals after long sleep.
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Written by the grandfather of Charles Darwin, this book is a masterful treatise on the medical disorders and how to treat them. Primarily of interest to people who are interested in the period ... Read full review