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with shadowy trident how volition guides, his intelle&tual tides; surge after surge,
or, Queen of Sleep, Imagination roves With frantic sorrows, or delirious Love” Go
on, where wrapp'd in night retiring Causes lie : o Forest explore with eagle-eye; ...
... by habit; that is, by frequent repetition. 12. It may be proper to observe, that by
the unavoidable idiom of our language the ideas of perception, of recollection, or
of imagination, in the plural number signify the ideas belonging to perception ...
Motions of the organs of sense onstitute ideas. I. Light from pressing the eye-ball,
and sound from the pulsation of the carotid artery. 2. Ideas in sleep mistaken for
perceptions. 3. Ideas of imagination produce pain and sickness like sensations.
We shall therefore take for granted at present, that our recollection or imagination
of external objećts consists of a partial repetition of the perceptions, which were
excited by those external objects, at the time we became acquainted with them; ...
... eyes, and applying your hand at about an inch distance before them, so as to
prevent too much or too little light from passing through the eye-lids, and you will
see the most beautiful circles of colours that imagination can conceive; which 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