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Physiology of Digestion: Considered With Relation to the Principles of ...
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according action activity adapted aliment allowed already animal appearance appetite attention becomes blood bodily body Boiled bowels breakfast called cause chyle circumstances coat complete consequently considered constitution contains continued course diet digestion dinner direct disease Dr Beaumont drink early eating effect entirely example excess excite exercise exertion exist experiments fact fluid follow formed frequently functions gastric juice give given going greater hence importance increased individual induced influence intestinal kind latter laws less living meal means meat ment mind mode mucous muscular natural necessary nerves nervous nourishment nutrition observed organs pass persons portion practical present principle produced proper proportion quantity reason regard relation remarkable renders result secretion seen stimulus stomach substances suffer sufficient supply surface taken teeth temperament tion vegetable wants waste whole
Page 257 - He reads much; He is a great observer and he looks Quite through the deeds of men: he loves no plays, As thou dost, Antony; he hears no music; Seldom he smiles, and smiles in such a sort As if he mock'd himself and scorn'd his spirit That could be moved to smile at any thing. Such men as he be never at heart's ease Whiles they behold a greater than themselves, And therefore are they very dangerous.
Page 257 - Let me have men about me that are fat; Sleek-headed men and such as sleep o' nights: Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look; He thinks too much: such men are dangerous.
Page xi - The Principles of Physiology, applied to the Preservation of Health, and to the Improvement of Physical and Mental Education.
Page 119 - Laughter is one of the greatest helps to digestion with which I am acquainted ; and the custom, prevalent among our forefathers, of exciting it at table by jesters and buffoons, was founded on true medical principles. In a word, endeavor to have cheerful and merry companions at your meals. What nourishment one receives amidst mirth and jollity, will certainly produce good and light blood.
Page 83 - ... a tumour as large as a hen's egg. After lying on the left side, and sleeping a few hours, a still larger portion protrudes, and spreads out over the external integuments, five or six inches in circumference, fairly exhibiting the natural rugae, villous membrane, and mucous coat (?) lining the gastric cavity. This appearance is almost invariably exhibited in the morning, before rising from bed.
Page 140 - That it is seldom obtained pure, but is generally mixed with mucus and sometimes with saliva. When pure, it is capable of being kept for months, and perhaps for years.
Page 214 - That these are the main causes of almost every one's illness, there can be no greater proof, than that those savage nations which live actively and temperately have only one great disorder — death. The human frame was not created imperfect — it is we ourselves who have made it so ; there exists no donkey in creation so overladen as our stomachs...
Page 211 - There appears to be a sense of perfect intelligence conveyed from the stomach to the encephalic centre, which, in health, invariably dictates what quantity of aliment (responding to the sense of hunger, and its due satisfaction) is naturally required for the purposes of life ; and which, if noticed and properly attended to, would prove the most salutary monitor of health, and effectual preventive of, and restorative from, disease. It is not...