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z o O N O M I A. S. E. C. T. I. O. F. MOTION-- The whole of NATube may be
supposed to consist of two essences or substances; one of which may be termed
spirit, and the other matter. The former of these possesses the power to
commence or ...
The word sensorium in the following pages is designed to express not only the
medullary part of the brain, spinal marrow, nerves, organs offense, and of the
muscles; but also at the same time that living principle, or spirit of animation,
The spirit of animation is the immediate cause of the contraction of animal fibres,
it resides in the brain and nerves, and is liable to general or partial diminution or
accumulation. III. The stimulus of bodies external to the moving organ is the ...
THE spirit of animation has four different modes of action, or in other words the
animal sensorium possesses four different faculties, which are occasionally
exerted, and cause all the con- - tractions of the fibrous parts of the body. These
are the ...
... which constitute the sensations of pleasure or pain, and which constitute
volition, and which cause the fibrous contractions in consequence of irritation or
of association, are not here supposed to be fluétuations or refluêtuations of the
spirit of ...
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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