The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Volume 23

Samuel Highley, 1859

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Página 341 - ... dog or man - courage, endurance, and skill - in intense action. This is very different from a love of making dogs fight, and enjoying, and aggravating, and making gain by their pluck. A boy - be he ever so fond himself of fighting, if he be a good boy, hates and despises all this, but he would have run off with Bob and me fast enough: it is a natural, and a not wicked interest, that all boys and men have in witnessing intense energy in action.
Página 341 - A dog-fight!' shouted Bob, and was off; and so was I, both of us all but praying that it might not be over before we got up! and is not this boy-nature? and human nature too? and don't we all wish a house on fire not to be out before we see it? Dogs like fighting; old Isaac says they 'delight...
Página 333 - Jog on, jog on, the foot-path way, And merrily hent the stile-a : A merry heart goes all the day, Your sad tires in a mile-a.
Página 282 - Ogilvie. — The Master-Builder's Plan: or, the Principles of Organic Architecture as indicated in the Typical Forms of Animals. Bv GEOEGE OGILVIE.MD Post 8vo. with 72 Woodcuts, price 6s. 6d.
Página 285 - ... future time be explained. This expectation of discovering regularity in the midst of confusion is so familiar to scientific men, that among the most eminent of them it becomes an article of faith : and if the same expectation is not generally found among historians, it must be ascribed partly to their being of inferior ability to the investigators of nature, and partly to the greater complexity of those social phenomena with which...
Página 39 - Their posterior development is so marked that anatomists have assigned to that part the character of a third lobe. It is peculiar to the genus Homo, and equally peculiar is the 'posterior horn of the lateral ventricle,' and the 'hippocampus minor,' which characterize the hind lobe of each hemisphere.
Página 289 - To express, therefore, the conclusion in its simplest form, we may say, that there is a strong and constant tendency in hot countries for wages to be low, in cold countries for them to be high.
Página 9 - In proportion as the male and female populations are severally attracted to in-door branches of industry, .in such proportion, other things being equal, their respective death-rates by phthisis are increased.
Página 337 - I cannot think any parent or instructor justified in neglecting to put this little treatise into the hands of a boy about the time when the reasoning faculties become developed.

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