THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN MEDICAL REVIEW OR QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE AND SURGERY

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Página 170 - How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears: soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica. Look, how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold; There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young-eyed cherubins: Such harmony is in immortal souls; But, whilst this muddy vesture of decay Doth grossly close it in, we...
Página 226 - ... safe. But, as it did not yet come up entirely to the inventor's expectations, he proceeded to contrive a third lamp, in which he proposed to surround the oil vessel with a number of capillary tubes. Then it struck him that if he cut off the middle of the tubes, or made holes in metal plates, placed at a distance from each other equal to the length of the tubes, the air would get in better, and the effect in preventing the communication of explosion would be the same.
Página 442 - BELL (Sir Charles). The Anatomy and Philosophy of Expression, as Connected with the Fine Arts.
Página 548 - ... 5. Even this proportion will prove insufficient to prevent corrosion, unless a considerable part of the saline matter consist of carbonates and sulphates, especially the former. 6. So large a proportion as a 4000th, probably even a considerably larger proportion, will be insufficient, if the salts in solution be in a great measure muriates. 7.
Página 448 - In this we only perceive the intent application of his mind to the object of his apprehensions — its direct influence on the outward organ. But observe him further : there is a spasm on his breast, he cannot breathe freely, the chest is elevated, the muscles of his neck and shoulders are in action, his breathing is short and rapid, there is a gasping and a convulsive motion of his lips, a tremor on his hollow cheek, a gulping and catching of his throat ; and why does his heart knock at his ribs,...
Página 492 - Wales, with reference to the causes of disease among the inhabitants, and into the best means of promoting and securing the public health under the operation of the laws and regulations now in force...
Página 234 - ... diversions not likely to amuse him highly, — from reading, writing, or even thinking on modern party politics,— and, above all, never permitting a bit or scrap of time to be unemployed, — have supplied him with an abundance of literary hours. His literary acquisitions are principally owing to the rigid observance of four rules : to direct...
Página 548 - ... 4. Water, which contains less than about an 8000th of salts in solution, cannot be safely conducted in lead-pipes, without certain precautions. 5. Even this proportion will prove insufficient to prevent corrosion, unless a considerable part of the saline matter consist of carbonates and sulphates, especially the former.
Página 308 - The pulley is placed in connexion with the machinery which turns the stone, so that whenever the grinder adjusts his machinery to work, he necessarily sets the pulley and the fan in motion. The fan, acting at this point, whatever may be the length of any of the subordinate channels, causes a strong current to flow from the mouth of each funnel, which carries along with it all the gritty and metallic particles evolved, leaving the room in which the operations are pursued, free from any perceptible...
Página 563 - In about twenty minutes one man, without any apparent warning, fell down in strong convulsions, which soon ceased, but left a wild expression on his countenance. Soon afterwards, as many as nine fell into a state of convulsions and insensibility. The face of the man first seized became bloated and livid, there was a...

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