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... as is further explained in the Section XVI, 10, on Instinct—This disagreeable
sensation is asterwards excited not only by a repetition of the found, that was
then produced, but by imagination alone, as I have myself frequently experienced
... dog exploded with prodigious stench; and some years afterwards, accidentally
riding along the same road, he was thrown into the same sickness and vomiting
by the idea of the stench, as he had before experienced from the perception of it.
... of convulsions, first of the muscles, and then of the ideas, returned twice a day
for several weeks; and were at length removed by great doses of opium, after a
great variety of other medicines and applications had been in vain experienced.
... and is experienced by every one, when he first attempts to skate upon the ice
or to swim : these we shall term voluntary associations. 2. All these muscular
movements, when they are thus associated into tribes or trains, become
... and the flowness of those muscular movements, that have not been associated
by habit, may be experienced by any ... while they are yet separately obedient to
the will; as is evident from the difficulty we experience in gaining so exact an ...
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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