Consumption (Classic Reprint)

Consumption (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Consumption Is a gradual destruction of the lungs, a slow wasting away of the lights, as they are call ed, by many, when applied to animals. There are various kinds of consumption Con sumption of the Throat, Consumption of the Bowels, but when the word Consumption is employed, by the great mass of people, it means Consumption of the Lungs, and there arises in the mind the idea of cough, of pale face, of wasted flesh, of stooping frame, of slow and careful walk, of large round eyes, the white predominating, a waxen countenance, as serious as the grave, with a general look of anxiety and distress, which wakes. Up warmest sympa thies in hearts which seldom feel at all. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 395g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243054556
  • 9780243054558