The Prolongation of life

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Putnam, 1908 - Hygiene - 343 pages

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Page 298 - Yes, to this thought I hold with firm persistence ; The last result of wisdom stamps it true : He only earns his freedom and existence, Who daily conquers them anew.
Page 136 - NOW king David was old and stricken in years ; and they covered him with clothes, but he gat no heat. Wherefore his servants said unto him, Let there be sought for my lord the king a young virgin: and let her stand before the king, and let her cherish him, and let her lie in thy bosom, that my lord the king may get heat.
Page 322 - Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven: therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Page 348 - Dr. Newman's discussions of bacteria and disease, of immunity, of antitoxins, and of methods of disinfection, are illuminating, and are to be commended to all seeking information on these points. Any discussion of bacteria will seem technical to the uninitiated, but all such will find in this book popular treatment and scientific accuracy happily combined.
Page 348 - The author wields a pleasing pen and knows how to make the subject attractive. . . . The work is calculated to spread among its readers an attraction to the science of anthropology. The author's observaticns are exceedingly genuine and his descriptions are vivid.
Page 286 - Two souls, alas ! reside within my breast, And each withdraws from, and repels, its brother. One with tenacious organs holds in love And clinging lust the world in its embraces ; The other strongly sweeps, this dust above, Into the high ancestral spaces.
Page 348 - Earth Sculpture ; or, The Origin of Land-Forms. By JAMES GEIKIE, LL.D., DCL, FRS, etc., Murchison Professor of Geology and Mineralogy in the University of Edinburgh ; author of " The Great Ice Age,
Page 349 - Times. 13.— Fatigue. By A. Mosso, Professor of Physiology in the University of Turin, Translated by MARGARET DRUMMOND, MA, and WB DRUMMOND, MB, CM, FRCPE, extra Physician, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh; Author of "The Child, His Nature and Nurture.
Page 265 - Werter is but the cry of that dim, rooted pain, under which all thoughtful men of a certain age were languishing: it paints the misery, it passionately utters the complaint; and heart and voice, all over Europe, loudly and at once respond to it.
Page 233 - Therefore I hated life ; because the work that is wrought under the sun is grievous unto me: for all is vanity and vexation of spirit.

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