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How the fair Flower, by Zephyr wood, unfurls Its panting leaves, and waves its
azure curls; Or spreads in gay undress its lucid form To meet the sun, and shuts it
to the storm ; IWhile in green veins impassion'd eddies move, And Beauty kindles
... the perfect And learns ere long, To ceaseless change the visual sense excite :
the rays, that swerve, - while the bright lens colle&s And bends their focus on the
moving nerveHow thoughts to thoughts * lin go from the living till:form confess'd, ...
The longitudinal muscular fibres compose the locomotive muscles, whose
contračtions move the bones of the limbs and ... The immediate organs of sense,
as the retina of the eye, probably consist of moving fibrils, with a power of
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 immediate organs of sense consist in like manner of moving fibres
enveloped in the medullary substance above mentioned; and are erroneously
supposed to be simply an expansion of the nervous medulla, as the retina of the
eye, and ...
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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