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Página 217 - If we possessed a perfect pedigree of mankind, a genealogical arrangement of the races of man would afford the best classification of the various languages now spoken throughout the world; and if all extinct languages, and all intermediate and slowly changing dialects, had to be included, such an arrangement would, I think, be the only possible one.
Página 144 - He gives the following particulars : — The arsenic is taken pure, in some warm liquid, as coffee, fasting, beginning with a bit the size of a pin's head, and increasing to that of a pea. The complexion and general appearance are much improved, and the parties using it seldom look so old as they really are ; but he has never heard of any case in which it was used to improve personal beauty, though he cannot say that it is never so used.
Página 221 - The colloidal is, in fact, a dynamical state of matter, the crystalloidal being the statical condition. The colloid possesses Energia. It may be looked upon as the probable primary source of the force appearing in the phenomena of vitality.
Página 284 - Second edition. Large crown 8vo. Cloth, price 7*. 6d, SMITH (Edward), MD, LL.B., FRS Health and Disease, as Influenced by the Daily, Seasonal, and other Cyclical Changes in the Human System. A New Edition.
Página 144 - The first dose is always followed by slight symptoms of poisoning, such as burning pain in the stomach and sickness, but not very severe. Once begun it can only be left off by very gradually diminishing the daily dose, as a sudden cessation causes sickness, burning pains in the stomach, and other symptoms of poisoning, very speedily followed by death.
Página 501 - ON CHRONIC ALCOHOLIC INTOXICATION; with an INQUIRY INTO THE INFLUENCE OF THE ABUSE OF ALCOHOL AS A PREDISPOSING CAUSE OF DISEASE. Second Edition, much enlarged. Foolscap 8vo.
Página 217 - The various degrees of difference in the languages from the same stock, would have to be expressed by groups subordinate to groups ; but the proper or even only possible arrangement would still be genealogical ; and this would be strictly natural, as it would connect together all languages, extinct and modern, by the closest affinities, and would give the filiation and origin of each tongue.
Página 358 - Pour la conservation de cette création toute entière, l'Etre souverainement glorieux assigna des occupations différentes à ceux qu'il avait produits de sa bouche, de son bras, de sa cuisse et de son pied. Il...
Página 142 - Thus even cruel arsenic, so often the minister of crime and the parent of sorrow, bears a blessed jewel in its forehead, and, as a love-awakener, becomes at times the harbinger of happiness, tho soother of ardent longings, the bestower of contentment and peace...
Página 140 - Whitbeck, the first use of the water quickly produced the usual marked effect on the throats both of the men and horses employed on the works. The soreness of mouth from which they at first suffered soon, however, disappeared, and in the horses gave place to that sleekness of coat assigned as one of the effects produced by the administration of arsenic.