What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
able action answer appeared applied asked attack attention became become believe body called cause communication continued copper cure dark disease doubt effect evidence excited experiments eyes facts feel felt fingers fits force four give given half hand head hour ignorant influence instances kind lady less letter light look magnetism matter means Medium mesmerised mesmerism metals mind minutes Miss months motion move nature nervous never object observed odic once operations organs pain passes patient persons phenomena present produced question received regard remarkable removed respect result seen sensitive side sleep soon spirits success suffering taken thing thought tion told truth weeks whole writing young Zoist
Page 404 - Nevertheless, among the chief rulers, also, many believed on him : but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue. For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.
Page 375 - I was walking alone in my garden, there was great stillness among the branches and flowers and more than common sweetness in the air; I heard a low and pleasant sound, and I knew not whence it came. At last I saw the broad leaf of a flower move, and underneath I saw a procession of creatures of the size and colour of green and gray grasshoppers, bearing a body laid out on a rose leaf, which they buried with songs, and then disappeared. It was a fairy funeral.
Page 84 - Latini, et quo quemque modo fugiatque feratque laborem. sunt geminae Somni portae, quarum altera fertur cornea, qua veris facilis datur exitus umbris, altera candenti perfecta nitens elephanto, sed falsa ad caelum mittunt insomnia Manes.
Page 1 - Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Page 18 - But now, while on all sides they rode and they ran, Trying all sorts of means to discover the caitiffs, Losing patience, the holy Gengulphus began To think it high time to 'astonish the natives.
Page 375 - ... matters, this memoir would have been the story of a madman, instead of the life of a man of genius, some of whose works are worthy of any age or nation. Even while he was indulging in these laughable fancies, and seeing visions at the request of his friends, he conceived, and drew, and engraved, one of the noblest of all his productions — the Inventions for the Book of Job.
Page 393 - ... state find out, by the sense of Smell, the owner of a glove which was placed in his hand, from amongst a party of more than sixty persons ; scenting at each of them one after the other, until he came to the right individual. In another case, the owner of a ring was unhesitatingly found out from amongst a company of twelve ; the ring having been withdrawn from the finger before the Somnambule was introduced.
Page 18 - Apply to his shin-bones — not one of them lingers ; — All bilious complaints in an instant withdrew If the patient was tickled with one of his fingers. Much virtue was found to reside in his thumbs ; When applied to the chest they cured scantness of breathing, Sea-sickness, and cholic ; or, rubb'd on the gums, Were " A blessing to Mothers,
Page 199 - There being many things wherein we have very imperfect notions, or none at all; and other things, of whose past, present, or future existence, by the natural use of our faculties, we can have no knowledge at all; these, as being beyond the discovery of our natural faculties, and above reason, are, when revealed, the proper matter of faith.
Page 317 - Poxing, which first became general in his day, undaunted by the overwhelming influence of power and prejudice and the voice of nations, he uniformly and until death perseveringly opposed, conscientiously believing it to be a public infatuation, fraught with peril of the most mischievous consequences to mankind...