Transactions of the Physico-medical Society of New-York, Volumen1

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Collins & Company, 1817 - 446 páginas
 

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Página xv - York, as their medical department, under the name of the College of Physicians and Surgeons In the City of New York.
Página 390 - God, with a distinct and sonorous voice Her discourses are usually pronounced in a private chamber, for the purpose of delivering them with more decorum on her own part, and with greater satisfaction to her hearers. She has been advised to take the recumbent posture, her face being turned towards the heavens. She performs her nightly devotions with a consistency and fervor, wholly unexampled, for a human being in a state of somnium.
Página xi - It shall be the duty of the Secretary to keep a record of the proceedings...
Página 391 - She commences and ends with an address to the throne of grace, consisting of proper topics of acknowledgment, submission and reverence; of praise and thanksgiving and of prayer for herself, her friends, the church, the nation, for enemies and the human race in general.
Página 293 - ... not in a very uniform manner ; — at times progressing very rapidly, at others, remaining nearly stationary. These irregularities seem never to have been influenced by the season of the year, as the same have occurred at all seasons.
Página 267 - That each ration shall consist of one pound and a quarter of beef, or three quarters of a pound of pork, eighteen ounces of bread or flour, one gill of rum, whiskey, or brandy, and at the rate of two quarts of salt, four quarts of vinegar, four pounds of soap, and one pound and a half of candles, to every hundred rations.
Página 390 - A paroxysm has been known to end in thirty-five minutes and to continue ninety-eight The transition from the waking state to that of somnium is very quick ; frequently in a quarter of an hour or even less. After she retires from company in the parlour, she is discovered to be occupied in praising God, with a distinct and sonorous voice Her discourses are usually pronounced in a private chamber, for the purpose of delivering them with more decorum on her own part, and with greater satisfaction to...
Página 387 - ... disposed to improve it by reading. At the age of nine years, she removed with her parents to the town of Marcellus, State of New York. From that time she said, she had " frequently strong convictions of the importance of eternal things, and the thoughts of God and eternity would make her tremble.
Página 392 - At the termination of the paroxysm, her fingers have been observed to be firmly closed for a few seconds ; and the muscles of the back, arms, and lower limbs, to be rigid with a spasm that quickly subsided. The throat is generally affected with something like inflation, strangling or choking.
Página 387 - Her parents were religious persons, and early taught her the importance of religion. From childhood, she appeared to possess a contemplative disposition, but her mind was not vigorous, nor was she much disposed to improve it by reading. At the age of nine years, she removed with her parents to the town of Marcellus, State of New York.

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