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Pàgina 390 - The wound in my head not being deep, he healed it by stuffing it with burnt cotton. He then ordered that I should continue to walk much, supported by two persons; that I should not sit long, nor be allowed to sleep till ten o'clock at night, at which time I should eat a little thin rice soup.
Pàgina 390 - ... and my mind resumed its powers. He next bound my head with a band drawn tight by two men who held the ends, while he struck the intermediate parts vigorously with a piece of wood, which shook my head violently, and gave me dreadful pain. This he said was to set the brain, which he supposed had been displaced, and it is true that after the second operation my head felt more free. A third operation was now performed, during which he made me, still stripped to the waist, walk in the open air supported...
Pàgina 290 - ... that the presence of such an edifice not only secures to the site the protection and favor of heaven, if it already bears evidences of enjoying it, but represses any .evil influences that may be native to the spot, and imparts to it the most salutary and felicitous omens.
Pàgina 419 - Flourishing 75 BOSTON COPY-BOOK ; comprising nearly two hundred engraved copies, for the use of Schools and Academies. . . 42 LADIES' COPY-BOOK, containing many beautiful engraved copies, which are a perfect imitation of the natural handwriting ; also including German Text and Old English. . . 17 BOSTON ELEMENTARY COPY-BOOK, comprising large and small Text Hand, for Schools 12£ COOK'S MERCANTILE SYSTEM OF PENMANSHIP.
Pàgina 422 - TURNOVER. A Tale of New Hampshire. Paper. 25 THE HISTORY OF THE HEN FEVER; A HUMORous RECORD. By Geo. P. Burnham. With twenty Illustrations. 12mo. Cloth...
Pàgina 133 - ... popular feeling regarding this affair. On reflection, we think that both Chinese and foreigners ought to be at peace with each other, and each party behave themselves respectfully. The matter is, that in front of the American factory a new flag-staff was lately erected, and an arrow for a vane placed on top of it, which shot towards all quarters ; thereby causing serious impediment to the felicity and good fortunes of the land. But upon the remarks of the natives coming to their knowledge, it...
Pàgina 390 - The pain caused by this operation upon those nerves which take their rise from the pia-mater was so great and insufferable, that it seemed to me unequalled. The surgeon said that this would stanch the blood and restore me to my senses, which was actually the case ; for in a short time my sight became clear, and my mind resumed its powers. He next bound my head with a band, drawn tight by two men, who held the ends, while he struck the intermediate part vigorously with a piece of wood, which shook...
Pàgina 390 - He made me sit up in bed, placing near me a large basin filled with water, in which he put a thick piece of ice to reduce it to a freezing point. Then stripping me to the waist, he made me stretch my neck over the basin, while he continued for a good while to pour the water on my neck with a cup. The pain caused by this operation upon those nerves which take their rise from the pia mater...
Pàgina 422 - ... THE SAME, Gilt Edges 624 TALMUDIC MAXIMS. Translated from the Hebrew ; together with other sayings, compiled from various authors. By LS D'Israel. 18mo. Cloth 50 THE SAME, Gilt Edges 75 LECTURES TO YOUTH. Containing instructions preparatory to their entrance upon the active duties of life. By Rev.
Pàgina 390 - ... it would stanch the blood and restore me to my senses, which was actually the case ; for, in a short time, my sight became clear, and my mind resumed its powers. He next bound my head with a band drawn tight by two men who held the ends, while he struck the intermediate parts vigorously with a piece of wood, which shook my head violently, and gave me dreadful pain. This, he said, was to set the brain...

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