The Popular Science Monthly, Volumen81

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McClure, Phillips and Company, 1912
 

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Página 347 - I WAS ever of opinion, that the honest man who married, and brought up a large family, did more service than he who continued single, and only talked of population.
Página 19 - It is bounded on the north by the Caribbean Sea, on the east by the Atlantic...
Página 597 - Valentine, and said that there is reason to think that the writings of the latter were composed about the end of the sixteenth or the beginning of the seventeenth century...
Página 88 - ... have commenced it — has not only conferred practical benefits on men, but, in so doing, has effected a revolution in their conceptions of the universe and of themselves, and has profoundly altered their modes of thinking and their views of right and wrong. I say that natural knowledge, seeking to satisfy natural wants, has found the ideas which can alone still spiritual cravings.
Página 211 - Annual Report of the Henry Phipps Institute for the Study, Treatment and Prevention of Tuberculosis.
Página 394 - ... barracks, is such that it can have no effect upon the incidence of respiratory disease and higher death-rate, which statistical evidence has shown to exist among persons living in crowded and unventilated rooms. The conditions of temperature, moisture and windless atmosphere in such places primarily...
Página 347 - I chose my wife as she did her wedding gown, not for a fine glossy face, but for such qualities as would wear well.
Página 10 - To him who devotes his life to science, nothing can give more happiness than increasing the number of discoveries, but his cup of joy is full when the results of his studies immediately find practical applications.
Página 12 - I know of nothing which so clearly shows the state of mind of the profession of that day as the remark of Pidoux in criticizing Villemin's work. Kef erring to the doctrines of specificity he says, These doctrines condemn us to the research of specific remedies or vaccines and all progress is arrested. . . . Specificity immobilizes medicine.
Página 307 - Thus the very condition which causes hunger and leads to the taking of food is the condition, when the swallowed food stretches the shortened muscles, for immediate starting of gastric peristalsis. In this connection the recent observations of Haudek and Stigler are probably significant.

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