The philosophy of health; or, An exposition of the physical and mental constitution of man, with a view to the promotion of human longevity and happiness, المجلد 2

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الصفحة 23 - ... forth from a circular cavity an impetuous torrent of liquid matter, and hurling along, in rapid succession, opaque masses, which it strewed everywhere around. The beauty and novelty of such a scene in the animal kingdom long arrested my attention ; but after twentyfive minutes of constant observation, I was obliged to withdraw my eye from fatigue, without having seen the torrent for one instant change its direction, or diminish in the slightest degree the rapidity of its course.
الصفحة 413 - So from the root Springs lighter the green stalk, from thence the leaves More aery, last the bright consummate flower Spirits odorous breathes: flowers and their fruit, Man's nourishment, by gradual scale sublimed, To vital spirits aspire, to animal, To intellectual; give both life and sense, Fancy and understanding ; whence the Soul Reason receives, and Reason is her being, Discursive, or Intuitive: Discourse Is oftest yours, the latter most is ours, Differing but in degree, of kind the same.
الصفحة 414 - By quick instinctive motion, up I sprung, As thitherward endeavouring, and upright Stood on my feet : about me round I saw Hill, dale, and shady woods, and sunny plains...
الصفحة 347 - ... the slightest effort ; and, after a short time, it is actually seized with the black vomit, identical, in the nature of the matter evacuated with that which is thrown up by an individual labouring under yellow fever.
الصفحة 232 - After passing the oesophageal ring, it moves from right to left, along the small arch ; thence through the large curvature, from left to right. The bolus, as it enters the cardia, turns to the left, passes the aperture, descends into the splenic extremity, and follows the great curvature towards the pyloric end. It then returns, in the course of the smaller curvature, and makes its appearance again at the aperture in its descent into the great curvature, to perform similar revolutions.
الصفحة 129 - Blagden went into a room where the heat was 1° or 2° above 260°, and remained eight minutes in this situation, frequently walking about to all the different parts of the room, but standing still most of the time in the coolest spot, where the heat was above 240°.
الصفحة 226 - The fluid so discharged, is absorbed by the aliment in contact, or collects in small drops and trickles down the sides of the stomach to the more depending parts, and there mingles with the food or whatever else may be contained in the gastric cavity.
الصفحة 346 - If, for example, ten or twelve drops of a fluid containing this highly putrid matter be injected into the jugular vein of a dog, the animal is seized with acute fever; the action of the heart is...
الصفحة 226 - On applying the tongue to the mucous coat of the stomach, in its empty, unirritated state, no acid taste can be perceived. When food, or other irritants have been applied to the villous membrane, and the gastric papillae excited, the acid taste is immediately perceptible.
الصفحة 225 - the inner coat of the stomach, in its natural and healthy state, is of a light or pale pink colour, varying in its hues according to its full or empty state. It is of a soft or velvet-like appearance, and is constantly covered with a very thin transparent viscid mucus, lining the whole interior of the organ.

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