The Physiology of Common Life, Volume 1

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Página 36 - The two latter I frequently dislodged by shifting my hold on the bars, and driving my knuckles into their ribs ; but my friend above stuck fast, and, as he held by two bars, was immovable.
Página 149 - It would be very desirable indeed, if the men could acquire the taste for Greenland food, since all experience has shown that the large use of oil and fat meats is the true secret of life in these frozen countries, and that the natives cannot subsist without it, becoming diseased, and dying with a more meagre diet.
Página 36 - Mr. Jervas Bellamy, who lay dead, with his son, the lieutenant, hand in hand, near the southernmost wall of the prison.
Página 31 - ... eighteen feet, in a close sultry night, in Bengal, shut up to the eastward and southward (the only quarters from whence air could reach us) by dead walls, and by a wall and door to the north, open only to the westward by two windows, strongly barred with iron, from which we could receive scarce any the least circulation of fresh air.

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