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... that when he attempted to speak, none of his words had distinct articulation,
though his relations could sometimes understand his meaning. But, which is
much to the point, he he assured me, that in his dreams he always imagined.
he assured me, that in his dreams he always imagined that people conversed
with him by signs or writing, and never that he heard any one speak to him. From
hence it appears, that with the perceptions of sounds he has also lost the ideas of
Hence light is as intolerable in this kind of ophthalmia, as pressure is to the finger
in the paronychia. In this disease the patients frequently dream of having their
eyes painfully dazzled; hence the idea of strong light is painful as well as the rea-
tears in grief is caused by the sensation of pain; and the ideas of imagination, as
in dreams or delirium, are excited by the pleasure or pain, with which they were
formerly accompanied. 3. But as the efforts of the will frequently accompanied ...
Sensitive muscular motions were originally excited into action by irritation. 2. And
sensitive sensual motions, ideas of imagination, dreams. II. I. Sensitive muscular
motions are occasionally obedient to volition. 2. And/on/tivesensual motions. III.
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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