Cautions to Young Persons Concerning Health: Containing the General Doctrine of Dyspepsia and Chronic Diseases, Shewing the Evil Tendency of the Use of Tobacco Upon Young Persons, More Especially the Pernicious Effects of Smoking Cigars, with Observations on the Use of Ardent and Vinous Spirits

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University Press, 1822 - 40 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 26 - Better to hunt in fields for health unbought Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught. The wise for cure on exercise depend : God never made His work for man to mend.
Σελίδα 39 - ... a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking fumes thereof nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.
Σελίδα 26 - But we their sons, a pamper'd race of men, Are dwindled down to threescore years and ten. Better to hunt in fields for health unbought Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught.
Σελίδα 29 - then about five years old and had never been " accustomed to wine. To another child, " nearly of the same age, and under similar " circumstances he gave a large china orange " for the same space of time. At the end of " the week, he found a very material difference " in the pulse, the heat of the body, the urine " and the stools of the two children. In the " first, the pulse was quickened, the heat in...
Σελίδα 16 - The faculty the stomach has of communicating the impressions made by the various substances that are put into it, is such, that it seems more like a nervous expansion from the brain, than a mere receptacle for food.
Σελίδα 32 - When tobacco is taken into the stomach for the first time, it creates nausea and extreme disgust. If swallowed, it excites violent convulsions of the stomach and of the bowels, to' eject the poison either upward or downward. If it be not very speedily and entirely ejected, it produces great anxiety, vertigo, faintness, and • > prostration of all the senses ; and, in some instances, death has followed.
Σελίδα 35 - I never observed so many pallid faces, and so many marks of declining health; nor ever knew so many hectical habits, and consumptive affections, as of late years; and I trace this alarming inroad on young constitutions, principally to the pernicious custom of smoking cigars.
Σελίδα 34 - When this celebrated plant was first brought into use in Europe, it was cried up for a certain antidote to hunger ; but it was soon observed, that the number of hypochondriacal and CONSUMPTIVE PEOPLE were greatly increased by its use.].
Σελίδα 32 - ... instances death has followed. The oil of this plant is one of the strongest of vegetable poisons, insomuch, that we know of no animal that can resist its mortal effects. These are, without exaggeration, some of the lurid qualities of our beloved tobacco.
Σελίδα 39 - A physician should never use tobacco, in any form, as some weak patients will faint at the smell. " The fashion of smoking tobacco was introduced into England by Sir Walter Raleigh, in the reign of James I. The custom was followed by almost all the nobility and high officers of the realm, to the great dissatisfaction of the fastidious monarch. So universally prevalent was this fashion, that lu.s majesty could not readily find any one to write or preach against it. He therefore wrote a tract himself,...

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