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Of this I have been a witness many times in a day in the paroxysms of violent
epilepsies; which evinces that one kind of delirium is a convulsion of the organs
of sense, and that that our ideas are the motions of these organs: the. Sect.
Miss G , a fair young lady, with light eyes and hair, was seized with most violent
convulsions of her limbs, with outrageous hiccough, and most vehement efforts to
vomit: after near an hour was elapsed this tragedy ceased, and a calm talkative ...
Miss W. eyes and hair, had sometimes a violent pain of her side, at other times a
most painful strangury, which were every day succeeded by delirium; which gave
a temporary relief to the painful spasms. After the vain exhibition of variety of ...
... they are excited into violent action; and with these sensitive motions are
associated the actions of the pećtoral and intercostal muscles, and the
diaphragm; till by their united and repeated successions the drop is returned
through the larinx.
... sensation, become so conjoined with them by habit, that they not only easily
obey these sensations occasioned by the stimulus of the excrement and urine,
but are brought into violent and unrestrainable action in the strangury 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