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And those ideas which are suggested to us by preceding ideas are here termed
ideas of suggestion, as whilst we repeat the alphabet in the usual usual order;
when by habits previously acquired B is suggested. 12 DEFINITIONS. Sect. II. 2,
usual order; when by habits previously acquired B is suggested by A, and C by B,
without any effort of deliberation. - 11. The word association properly signifies a
society or convention of things in some respects fimilar to each other. We never ...
... these configurations succeed each other quicker or slower; and whatever
configuration of this organ offense, that is, whatever portion of the motion of it is,
or has usually been, attended to, constitutes an idea. Hence the configuration is
not to ...
So when the arteries, that are near the auditory nerve, make stronger pulsations
than usual, as in some fevers, an undulating sound is excited in the ears. Hence
it is not the presence of the light and sound, but the motions motions of the organ,
From hence it appears, that with the perceptions of sounds he has also lost the
ideas of them; though the organs of speech still retain somewhat of their usual
habits of articulation. This observation may throw some light on the medical ...
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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