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The changes which occasionally take place in the sensorium, as during the
exertions of volition, or the sensations of pleasure or pain, are termed sensorial
motions. - 2. The similarity of the texture of the brain to that of the pancreas, and
The pleasure or pain which necessarily accompanies all those perceptions or
ideas which we attend to, either gradually subsides, or is succeeded by other
fibrous motions. In the latter case it is termed sootion, as explained in Sect. V. 2,
and VI ...
By the word simulus is not only meant the application of external bodies to our
organs of fense and muscular fibres, which excites into action the sensorial
power termedirritation; but also pleasure or pain, when they excite into action the
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.
From whence also may be colle&ted the final cause of this degree of
transparency of the retina, viz. left by the focus of stronger lights, heat and pain
should have been produced in the retina, instead of that stimulus which excites it
into animal ...
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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