Medical Extracts: On the Nature of Health, with Practical Observations and the Laws of the Nervous and Fibrous Systems by a Friend to Improvements, Volume 3

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Page 549 - Ah little think they, while they dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death And all the sad variety of pain.
Page 549 - ... they dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death And all the sad variety of pain. How many sink in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame.
Page 468 - ... spontaneously; but if a man plants ten of them in his lifetime, which he may do in about an hour, he will as completely fulfil his duty to his own and future generations, as the native of our less temperate climate can do by ploughing in the cold of winter, and reaping in the summer's heat, as often as these seasons return...
Page 550 - Of horrid prospect, shag the trackless plain: Nor finds the river, nor the forest, hid Beneath the formless wild; but wanders on From hill to dale, still more and more astray; Impatient flouncing through the drifted heaps, Stung with the thoughts of home; the thoughts of home Rush on his nerves, and call their vigour forth In many a vain attempt.
Page 446 - And lull'd with founds of fweeteft melody ? O thou dull god! why ly'ft thou with the vile In loathfome beds, and leav'ft the kingly couch A watch-cafe, or a common larum bell?
Page 524 - The allowance now regularly served to each person was i-25th of a pound of bread, and a quarter of a pint of water, at eight in the morning, at noon, and at sunset. To-day...
Page 490 - I could, in hopes of assistance; but they had already secured the officers who were not of their party, by placing sentinels at their doors. There were three men at my cabin door, besides the four within. Christian had only a cutlass in his hand; the others had muskets and bayonets. I was hauled out of bed, and forced on deck in my shirt, suffering great pain from the tightness with which they had tied my hands.
Page 495 - The officers and men being in the boat, they only waited for me, of which the master at arms informed Christian; who then said, "Come, Captain Bligh, your officers and men are now in the boat, and you must go with them; if you attempt to make the least resistance you will instantly be put to death...
Page 336 - We fhall not all fleeps but we fhall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the laft trump : For the trumpet fhall found, and the dead fhall be raifed incorruptible, and we fhall be changed.
Page 494 - To Mr. Samuel I am indebted for securing my journals and commission with some material ship papers. Without these I had nothing to certify what I had done, and my honour and character might have been suspected without my possessing a proper document to have defended them. All this he did with great resolution, though guarded and strictly watched. He attempted to save the timekeeper, and a box with...

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