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Of the Production of Ideas. Of the Classes of Ideas. Of Instinct. The Catemation of
Animal Motions. Of Sleep. Of Reverie. Of Vertigo. Of Drunkenness. Of Propensity
to Motion. Repetition. Imitation. Of the Circulatory System. Of the Secretion of ...
... gravitating motions there mentioned as they are exerted with equal facility in all
directions, and they differ from the chemical class of motions, because no
apparent decompositions or new combinations are produced in the moving
... Garden, P. I. additional note, No. 1. Hence it appears, that a part of the retina,
which had been fatigned by contračtion in one direÚtion, relieves itself by
exerting the antagonist fibres, and producing a contračtion in an opposite
Other ideas that are excited by imagination or recolle&tion in many instances
produce similar effects on the constitution, as our perceptions had formerly
produced, and are therefore undoubtedly a repetition of the same motions. A
story which ...
IV. A certain quantity of stimulus producesirritation, which is an exertion of the
spirit of animation exciting the fibres into contraction. V. A certain quantity of
contraction of animal fibres, if it be perceived at all, produces pleasure; a greater
or less ...
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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