Lectures on Life and Health, Or, The Laws and Means of Physical Culture

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Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1853 - 500 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 213 - The consequence is that if one member suffers all the members suffer with it ; and if one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.
الصفحة 161 - To this dungeon there was but one small grated window, and, the weather being very sultry, the air within could neither circulate nor be changed. In less than an hour, many of the prisoners were attacked with extreme difficulty of breathing ; several were delirious ; and the place was filled with incoherent ravings, in which the cry for water was predominant. This was handed them by the sentinels, but without the effect of allaying their thirst.
الصفحة 101 - ... lost the name of action.' The philosopher and the metaphysician, who know but little of these reciprocities of mind and matter, have drawn many a false conclusion from, and erected many a baseless hypothesis on, the actions of men. Many a happy...
الصفحة 483 - ... temperature, which puts a period to the fermentation, expands the carbonic acid resulting from the decomposed sugar and the air contained in the bread, and expels the alcohol formed and all the water capable of being removed by the heat employed. The result gained by this process the author considers to be merely the expansion of the particles of which the loaf is composed, so as to render the mass more readily divisible by the preparatory digestive organs. But as this object is gained at a sacrifice...
الصفحة 391 - Rest unto our souls." —Rest unto our souls! — 'tis all we want, — the end of all our wishes and pursuits : give us a prospect of this, we take the wings of the morning, and fly to the uttermost parts of the earth...
الصفحة 483 - The result of my experiments upon the bread produced by the action of hydrochloric acid upon carbonate of Soda, has been, that in a sack of flour there was a difference in favor of the unfermented bread to the amount of 30 Ibs.
الصفحة 371 - Because sentence against an evil work is not speedily executed, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.
الصفحة 483 - ... barleybread, oat-cakes, peas-bread, or a mixture of peas and barley-bread, and also potatoe-bread mixed with flour, are all very generally employed in an unfermented form, with an effect the reverse of injurious to health. With such an experience under our daily observation, it is almost superfluous to remark, that the Jew does not labor under indigestion when he has substituted, during his passover, unleavened cakes for his usual fermented bread — that biscuits are even employed when fermented...
الصفحة 90 - Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands : thou hast put all things under his feet ; all sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field : the fowls of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.
الصفحة 354 - England, very good, white, lasting, and wholesome bread was made of boiled turnips, deprived of their moisture by pressure, and then kneaded with an equal quantity of wheaten- flour, the whole forming what was called turnip-bread.

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