How to Do it: Or, Directions for Knowing and Doing Everything Needful

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John H. Tingley, 1864 - 144 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 19 - I see by little and little more of what is to be done, and how it is to be done, should I ever be able to do it.
Σελίδα 73 - ... can be adopted with respect to this. At Graefenberg, where the temperature of the water is from 43 to 50 degrees, no one stays longer in the bath than from six to eight minutes, many only two or three. Priessnitz advises his patients to avoid the second sensation of cold, which is a sort of fever, by leaving the bath before it is felt : by this means the patient will avoid a too powerful reaction, provoked by a great subtraction of heat. This precaution is indispensable at the epoch of the treatment,...
Σελίδα 43 - Another treatment of warts is to pare the hard and dry skin from their tops, and then touch them with the smallest drop of strong acetic acid, taking care that the acid does not run off the wart upon the neighboring skin; for if it does, it will occasion inflammation and much pain.
Σελίδα 122 - Into five large spoonfuls of the purest water rub smooth one dessert-spoonful of fine flour. Set over the fire five spoonfuls of new milk, and put two bits of sugar into it ; the moment it boils, pour into it the flour and water, and stir it over a slow fire twenty minutes.
Σελίδα 74 - The thighs and legs, when afflicted with ulcers, ringworms, wounds, or fixed rheumatic pains, ought to be put into a bath so as to cover the parts afflicted. The object of these baths is for them to act as stimulants. They may be taken for an hour, and sometimes longer ; they always determine abscesses, and where they already exist, they cause an abundant suppuration. They are also applicable to any other members afflicted in a like manner.
Σελίδα 87 - ... out in your hand as you would a sponge, and then rub it hard all over the face of the glass; taking care that it is not so wet as to run down in streams. In fact, the paper must be only completely moistened or damped all through.
Σελίδα 30 - Moderate any propensity of л child, soeh as anger, violence, greediness for food, cunning, &.C., which appears too active. Show him no example of these. Let the mother be, and let her select servants, such as she wishes the child to be. The youngest child is affected by the conduct of those in whose arms he lives. Cultivate and express benevolence and cheerfulness ; in such an atmosphere a child must become benevolent and cheerful. Let a mother feel as she might, and she will look as she feels.
Σελίδα 71 - He is then enveloped in the blanket and bed covering. The wet sheets are of remarkable utility in all febrile diseases. In acute fevers they must be changed according to the degree of heat, every quarter or half hour, until the dry hot skin becomes softer, and more prone to sweating.
Σελίδα 50 - ... quick, and as the cream sticks to the sides, scrape it down with an ice-spoon, and so on till it is frozen. The more the cream is worked to the side with the spoon, the smoother and better flavoured it will be. After it is well frozen, take it out and put it into ice shapes...
Σελίδα 127 - WOMAN'S CHARACTER. No trait of character is more valuable in a female than the possession of a sweet temper. Home can never be made happy without it. It is like the flowers that spring up in our pathway, reviving and cheering us. Let a man go home at night, wearied and worn...

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