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The ultimate fibrils of these nerves terminate in the immediate organs of sense
and muscular fibres, and is a ligature be put on any part of their passage from the
head or spine, all motion and perception cease in the parts beneath the ligature.
... the stimulus of this pressure that excites the organ of touch into animal action,
which constitutes the perception of hardness and of figure: for in some minutes
the perception ceases, though the mechanical pressure of the object remains. - 3.
... hemiplegia; and in other instances both these powers have perished together.
8. In some convulsive diseases a delirium or insanity supervenes, and the
convulsions cease; and conversely the convulsions shall supervene, and the
... and at the same time a circumstantial remembrance of the amusements of their
youth; till at length the ideas of recollection and activity of the body gradually
cease together, such is the condition of humanity –and nothing remains but the
Now when these ideas excited by irritation give us neither pleasure nor pain, we
cease to attend to them. Thus whilst I am walking through that grove before my
window, I do not run against the trees or the benches, though my thoughts are ...
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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