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... How suns and planets form'd the whirling world; How sphere on sphere Earth's
hidden strata bend, And caves of rock her central fires defend; Where gems new-
born their twinkling eyes unfold, o And young ores shoot in arborescent gold.
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 ...
... are rendered less susceptible of new habits of motion, though they retain those
that were before established. This is sensibly observed by those who apply
themselves * O. L. I. D late , an elegant young lady, with black - late in life to
So the nipples of young women are liable to become turgid by irritation, long
before they are in a situation to be excited by the pleasure of giving milk to the
lips of a child. 3. The contractions of the larger muscles of our bodies, that are
Thus the motions of the sphincters of the bladder and anus were originally
excited into action by irritation; for young children give no attention to these
evacuations; but as soon as they become sensible of the inconvenience of
obeying these ...
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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