The mountain by Robert Montgomery Smith JacksonThe mountain by Robert Montgomery Smith Jackson

The mountain

byRobert Montgomery Smith Jackson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860. Excerpt: ... (see Ante, Page 506, At ) In the Hydropathic Encyclopedia of R. T. Trail, we are presented with the following lucid statement of the modus operandi of water:--"Contrary to the teachings of the standard medical books of Allopathy, Homeopathy, and the Eclectic Schools, we must ever bear in mind that (list-ase is never a positive entity, tumors ten pounds avoirdupois, colic, cholera, enlarged spleen, lock-jaw, nonentities!' but always a negative result; it is the absence of health, a stick of timber present is never a positive thing, but always a negative result, it is the absence of No Stick of Timber! or of the state, circumstances, and actions which constitute the balance of functional duty we call health. Causes of these nonentities! Abuse of hygienic agencies produce abnormal causes of disease, bad air, improper light, impure food and drink, excessive or defective alimentation, indolence or over-exertion, unregulated passion--in three words, unphysiological voluntary habits. General indications--remove obstructions, wash away impurities, supply healthy nutriment, regulate temperature, relax intensive and intensify torpid action; and what but water, with its concomitants air, light, food, temperature, can answer these indications t" How clear and bright, luminous and heavenly, in the mind of Friessnitz, must have shone the vision of the power of the infallible panacea, water! "Water, water everywhere, And all their throats did shrink; Water, water everywhere, And forty barrels to drink." HYGEIA. Hycieia QYyisia,) also called Hygea or Hygia, the goddess of health, and a daughter of Asclcpius, (.Esculapius.) (Paus. i. 23, J 5; xxxi., JO.) In one of the Orphic hymns (66-7) she is called the wife of Asclcpius: and Proclus (ad. Plat. Tim.) makes her a daughte...
Title:The mountainFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.36 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217121772

ISBN - 13:9780217121774