Familiar Lessons Oh Physiology, Vol. 1

Familiar Lessons Oh Physiology, Vol. 1 : Designed for the Use of Children and Youth in Schools and Families; Illustrated by Numerous Engravings (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Familiar Lessons Oh Physiology, Vol. 1: Designed for the Use of Children and Youth in Schools and Families; Illustrated by Numerous Engravings Children are generally ignorant of the simplest laws which relate to their bodies, and to the functions of their minds. They are sent to school it is true, but are seldom instrucwd in these things there; and it is too often the case that they grow to maturity with habits which undermine their health, and bring them to an early grave; which might have been avoided if they had received proper instruction in early life. That it is important for children to know themselves, mentally and physically, is self-evident to every reflecting mind, and this being admit ted, the most direct means should be used to accomplish this object. A correct knowledge of the laws and principles of Physiology and Phreno logy is undoubtedly the most effectual medium through which this light can be obtained. And should, therefore, be extensively difi'used and dis seminated. 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.
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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 429g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 163 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243124228
  • 9780243124220