Essays on Life, Sleep, Pain, Etc

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Blanchard and Lea, 1852 - 301 من الصفحات
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"In the following pages, the attempt has been made to engage the attention of the intelligent reader in the discussion of subjects usually, though erroneously, regarded as of technical rather than of universal interest. This exclusive character has become attached to them more from the manner in which they have been presented, than from anything in their own nature; and they are here brought forward in a point of view which, if somewhat novel, will, it is hoped, be found as generally acceptable as it is rational and obvious. The essays examine life, sleep, pain, intellection, hygiene, and death." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved).

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الصفحة 285 - So live, that when thy summons comes to join The innumerable caravan, that moves To that mysterious realm, where each shall take His chamber in the silent halls of death, Thou go not, like the quarry slave at night, Scourged to his dungeon, but, sustained and soothed By an unfaltering trust, approach thy grave, Like one who wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.
الصفحة 3 - COL. HAWKER'S INSTRUCTIONS to YOUNG SPORTSMEN in all that relates to Guns and Shooting.
الصفحة 251 - Or lose thyself in the continuous woods Where rolls the Oregon, and hears no sound Save his own dashings — yet the dead are there ! And millions in those solitudes, since first The flight of years began, have laid them down In their last sleep — the dead reign there alone.
الصفحة 31 - Try their thin wings and dance in the warm beam That waked them into life. Even the green trees Partake the deep contentment ; as they bend To the soft winds, the sun from the blue sky Looks in and sheds a blessing on the scene. Scarce less the cleft-born wild-flower seems to enjoy Existence, than the winged plunderer That sucks its sweets.
الصفحة 253 - Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; abideth a priest continually.
الصفحة 289 - CAMPBELL'S (LORD) Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England. From the Earliest Times to the Death of Lord Eldon in 183S.
الصفحة 251 - The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death Through the still lapse of ages. All that tread The globe are but a handful to the tribes That slumber in its bosom.
الصفحة 6 - American. HILL ON TRUSTEES. A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE LAW RELATING TO TRUSTEES, THEIR POWERS, DUTIES, PRIVILEGES AND LIABILITIES. BY JAMES HILL, ESQ., Of the Inner Temple, Barrister at Law. EDITED BY FRANCIS J. TROUBAT, Of the Philadelphia Bar. In one large octavo volume, best law sheep, raised bands.
الصفحة 4 - MURRAY'S ENCYCLOP/EDIA OF GEOGRAPHY. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GEOGRAPHY, comprising a Complete Description of the Earth, Physical, Statistical, Civil, and Political; exhibiting its Relation to the Heavenly Bodies, its Physical Structure, The Natural History of each Country, and the Industry, Commerce, Political Institutions, and Civil and Social State of all Nations.

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