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any inaccuracies of expression, or of conclusion, into which the intricacy of his
subject, the general imperfection of language, or the frailty he has in common
with other men, may have betrayed him; and from which he has not the vanity to ...
We never say in common language, that the effect is associated with the cause,
though they necessarily accompany or succeed each other. Thus the
contractions of our muscles and organs of sense may be said to be associated
together, but ...
... as is common in the exertions of our muscles. Thus when we are tired with long
ačtion of our arms in one direction, as in holding a bridle on a journey, we
oceafionally throw them into an opposite position to relieve the fatigued muscles.
... as in the common 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
... the spine continued protuberant. The same circumstance is frequently seen in
a less degree in the common hemiplegia; and when this happens, I have
believed repeated and strong shocks of electricity to have been of great
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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