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Page 128 - This is certain, that whatever alterations are made in the body, if they reach not the mind; whatever impressions are made on the outward parts, if they are not taken notice of within ; there is no perception. Fire may burn our bodies with no other effect than it does a billet, unless the motion be continued to the brain, and there the sense of heat or idea of pain be produced in the mind, wherein consists actual perception.
Page 210 - who are possessed of this faculty,' (that is, of fetching a voice from the belly or stomach) 'can manage their voice in so wonderful a manner that it shall seem to come from what part they please, not of themselves only, but of any other person in the company, or even from the bottom of a well, down a chimney, from below stairs, &c. &c. of which I myself have been witness.
Page 239 - there is no natural difference between the sexes, but in point of strength. When the entire sexes are compared together, the female is doubtless the inferior ; but in individuals, the woman has often the advantage of the man."* In this opinion I have no doubt that Plato is in the right.
Page 125 - Happiness and misery are the names of two extremes, the utmost bounds whereof we know not; it is what 'eye hath not seen, ear not heard, nor hath it entered into the heart of man to conceive'.
Page 119 - He proves, that valour must have good sense for its basis ; that it consists in the knowledge of what is and what is not to be feared...
Page 125 - ... in its natural state. But yet excess of cold as well as heat pains us, because it is equally destructive to that temper which is necessary to the preservation of life, and the exercise of the several functions of the body, and which consists in a moderate degree of warmth ; or, if you please, a motion of the insensible parts of our bodies, confined within certain bounds.
Page 141 - Cosmeticks, which conceal our defects and diseases under a borrowed beauty; 3. Sophistry, which, by the false lights it throws upon every thing, misleads our reason and palliates our vices ; and 4.