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Página 60 - Thou makest thine appeal to me: I bring to life, I bring to death: The spirit does but mean the breath: I know no more.
Página 289 - The inference is that the meteorite had been extruded from a dense atmosphere of hydrogen gas, for which we must look beyond the light cometary matter floating about within the limits of our solar system.
Página 223 - I have since used quinine topically in several cases of simple leucorrhea always with great success — in fact, I do not know of a single instance in which it has failed or in which quinism has been produced. It may be used in the form of douche or pessary. I adopt the latter form as being obviously the better one ; the drug has a better chance of closer and more continuous contact with the congested membrane. I prescribe...
Página 32 - It would require no inordinate thickening of the layer of vapor to double this absorption ; and it is perfectly evident that, with a protecting envelope of this kind, permitting the heat to enter but preventing its escape, a comfortable temperature might be obtained on the surface of our most distant planet.
Página 154 - Moharrem, (1202 of our era, and on the igth of October,) the stars appeared like waves upon the sky, towards the east and west ; they flew about like grasshoppers, and were dispersed from left to right; this lasted till daybreak; the people were alarmed.