Encephalology; or, A very brief sketch of dr. Hirnschädel's ologies of the cranion and phren perfected by the rationals

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The author, 1824 - Craniology - 163 pages
 

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Page 140 - A strange fish ! Were I in England now, (as once I was,) and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would this monster make a man ; any strange beast there makes a man...
Page 140 - A strange fish! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would this monster make a man. Any strange beast there makes a man. When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.
Page 70 - Nil admirari prope res est una, Numici, solaque quae possit facere et servare beatum.
Page 61 - Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire; Hands, that the rod of empire might have sway'd, Or wak'd to ecstasy the living lyre.
Page 104 - ... induction are the following : 1st, That the brain is the material instrument, by means of which the mind carries on intercourse with the external world. 2d, That the brain is an aggregate of parts, each of which has a special and determinate function. 3d, That the form of the brain can be ascertained by inspecting the cranium ; and that the functions of the several parts may be determined by comparing their size with the power of manifesting the mental Faculties.

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