Materia medica v.1, pt.2, Volume 1,Parte 2

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Página 968 - Marry, sir, nose-painting, sleep and urine. Lechery, sir, it provokes and unprovokes ; it provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance : therefore much drink may be said to be an equivocator with lechery : it makes him and it mars him ; it sets him on and it takes him off; it persuades him and disheartens him ; makes him stand to and not stand to ; -in conclusion, equivocates him in a sleep, and giving him the lie, leaves him. Macd. I believe drink gave thee the lie last night. Port. That...
Página 971 - On leaving me, he declared that he would willingly engage himself again for the same amount of work, and that he would go through it without food if I would but allow him a sufficient supply of coca. The village priest assured me that this man was sixty-two years of age, and that he had never known him to be ill in his life.
Página 1187 - It is a good divine that follows his own instructions; I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done than to be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching.
Página 971 - I had the opportunity of closely observing him. The work for which I engaged him being finished, he accompanied me on a two days' journey of twentythree leagues across the level heights. Though on foot, he kept up with the pace of my mule, and halted only for the chacchar.
Página 971 - ... sleep nightly. But at intervals of two and a half or three hours, he regularly masticated about half an ounce of coca leaves, and he kept an acullico continually in his mouth. I was constantly beside him, and therefore I had the opportunity of closely observing him. The work for which I engaged him being finished, he accompanied me on a two days' journey of twentythree leagues across the level heights.
Página 971 - But at intervals of two and a half, or three hours, he regularly masticated about half an ounce of Coca leaves, and he kept an Acullico continually in his mouth.
Página 1156 - ... intermitting pulse, occasional vomiting, a pale contracted countenance, a sense of coldness ; but the tongue is seldom furred, nor are the vital or natural functions much disordered.
Página 1330 - Colombia, and the use of it is attended with a shedding of the hair, and even the teeth, of both man and beast.
Página 934 - ... to the extent of three or four grains a-day, in doses of half a grain each, without exciting vomiting ; in this quantity, however, it sometimes operates upon the bowels, but causes very little irritation. In most instances it acts as a diuretic, and occasions a considerable flow of pale urine. When taken to the extent of a few grains, it gives rise to sensations of heat and tingling in various parts of the body, similar to those which are produced by rubbing it upon the skin, and its other effects...
Página 1096 - such substances as, applied to the human body, produce contraction and condensation of the soft solids, and thereby increase their density and cohesion." Boerhaave describes them as medicines "which cause the parietes of the bloodvessels to approach one another, close these tubes when open, increase the strength and rigidity of the fibres, and restore their firmness to relaxed tissues.

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