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" And it has been already shewn, that these actions cannot be performed simply from irritation, because cold and darkness are negative quantities, and on that account sensation or volition are implied, and in consequence a sensorium or union of their nerves.... "
COMPARATIVE PSHYCHOLOGY AND UNIVERSAL ANALOGY - Page 258
by M. EDGEWORTH LAZARUS, M.D. - 1851
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Zoonomia; Or, The Laws of Organic Life, Volume 1

Erasmus Darwin - Medicine - 1800
...negative quantities, and on that account fenfation or volition are implied, and in confequence a fenforium or union of their nerves. So •when we go into the light, we contract the iris ; not from any ftimulus of the light on the fine mufcles of the iris ; but from its motions being aflbciated with...
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Zoonomia: Or The Laws of Organic Life

Erasmus Darwin - Evolution - 1801 - 586 pages
...negative quantities, and on that account fenfation or volition are implied, and in confequence a fenforium or union of their nerves. So when we go into the light, we contract the iris ; not from any ftimulus of the light on the fine mufcles of the iris, but from its motions being affociated with the...
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Zoonomia; Or, The Laws of Organic Life ...

Erasmus Darwin - Evolution - 1801 - 516 pages
...quantities, and on that account fenfation or volition arc implied, and in confequence a fenforium or xinion of their nerves. So when we go into the light, we contract the iris ; not from any ftimulus of the light on the fine mufcles of the iris, but from its motions being affociated with the...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 18

English literature - 1801
...fenfation or volition are employed ; and in confcquer.ee a fenforium or union of the nerves muft exith So when we go into the light, we contract the iris, not from any ftimulus of the light on the fine mufcles of the iris, but from its motions being aflbšiated with...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 18

1801
...fenfation or volition are employed ; and in confrquer.ee a fcnforium or union of the nerves, muft cxill. So when we go into the light, we contract the iris, not from any flimulus of the light on the fine muleles of the iris, but from its motions being afibciated with the...
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Zoonomia, Or, The Laws of Organic Life: In Three Parts, Volume 1

Erasmus Darwin - Evolution - 1803
...quantities, and on that account fenfation or volition are implied, and in. conlequence a fenforium or union of their nerves. So when we go into the light, we contract the iris ; not from any ftimuius of the light on the fine mufcles of the iris, but from its motions being aflbciated with the...
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Zoonomia, Volume 1

Erasmus Darwin - 1818
...petals occasionally from the presence of cold, moisture, or darkness. And it has been already shewn, that these actions cannot be performed simply from...on the retina: which could not take place without a scnsorium or centre of union of the nerves of the iris with those of vision. See Botanic Garden, Part...
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Evolution, Old and New, Or, The Theories of Buffon, Dr. Erasmus Darwin, and ...

Samuel Butler - Evolution - 1879 - 384 pages
...actions * See ' Botanic Garden, part i., add. note, p. xxxix. t Ibid., part ii., art. " Vallisneria." p 2 cannot be performed simply from irritation, because...being associated with the sensation of too much light upon the retina, which could not take place without a sensorium or centre of union of the nerves of...
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The Shrewsbury Edition of the Works of Samuel Butler: Evolution, old and new

Samuel Butler - 1924
...the winds, and the accidental miscarriages of it counteracted by the quantity of its production? " z. This leads us to a curious inquiry, whether vegetables...being associated with the sensation of too much light upon the retina, which 1 See Botanic Garden, part i, add. note, p. xxxix. " Ibid., part ii, art. "...
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Romanticism and Science, 1773-1833, Volume 4

Tim Fulford - Science - 2002 - 320 pages
...sensation or volition are employed; and in consequence a sensorium or union of the nerves must exist. So when we go into the light, we contract the iris, not from any stimulus of the light on the tine muscles of the iris, but from its motions being associated with the sensation of too much light...
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