The silent friend: a medical work, on the disorders produced by the dangerous effects of onanism [&c.].

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Page 64 - Let no man deceive you with vain words : for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
Page 65 - For this is the will of GOD, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication ; that every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour...
Page 65 - Unto the pure all things are pure : but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure ; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.
Page 65 - Know ye not, that your bodies are the members of Christ? shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of an harlot? God forbid.
Page 130 - ... part ; and more especially before complete developement has taken place. Hence it follows, that the premature exertion of the genital function, or marriage at too early an age, must not only be highly injurious to the parents in most cases, but also to the constitution of the offspring. It is also a moral and medical precept...
Page 19 - They feel as if a sting or stitch descended from the head along the spinal marrow. Every time they go to stool, or have occasion to make water, they shed a great quantity of thin seminal liquor; they are incapable of procreation; and they frequently dream of the act of coition. Walking, particularly in rugged paths, puts them out of breath, and weakens them, occasioning a heaviness in the head, and noise in the ears, which are succeeded by a violent fever, that terminates their days.
Page 129 - But from the beginning of the creation, God made them male and female. For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother ; and shall cleave to his wife. And they two shall be in one flesh. Therefore now they are not two, but one flesh.
Page 29 - The physiognomy, that faithful mirror of the state of the soul and body, gives the first indication of the internal disorder. The complexion and plumpness, which jointly confer a youthful look, and which...
Page 70 - It should be followed with a good deal of rubbing with a wet towel. It has considerable effect in giving tone to the skin, and maintaining a proper action in it, and thus proves a safeguard to the injurious influence of cold and sudden changes of temperature. Sir Astley Cooper said...
Page 58 - Whatever hypocrites austerely talk Of purity, and place, and innocence, Defaming as impure what God declares Pure, and commands to some, leaves free to all. Our Maker bids increase; who bids abstain But our destroyer, foe to God and Man?

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