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The muscular fibres are moving organs intermixed with that medullary substance,
which is continued along the nerves, as mentioned above. They are indued with
the power of contraction, and are again elongated either by antagonist muscles, ...
The same circumstance obtains in the continued application of sound, or of sapid
bodies, or of odorous ones, or of tangible ones, to their adapted organs of sense.
Thus when a circular coin, as a shilling, is pressed on the palm of the hand, the ...
Erasmus Darwin. together like our muscular motions; act in similar time with them
; are fatigued by continued exertion like them; and that the organs of sense are
subject to inflammation, numbness, palsy, convulsion, and the defects of old age,
The fatigue that follows a continued attention of the mind to one object is relieved
by changing the subjećt of our thoughts; as the continued movement of one limb
is relieved by moving another in its stead. Whereas a due exercise of the ...
... by this medicine a kind of drunken delirium was continued many hours; and
when it ceased the convulsions did not return; and the lady continued well many
years, except some slighter relapses, which were relieved in the same manner.
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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