The Secret Preceptor; Or, the Grandeur & Vigour of Man, Physically, Mentally, and Morally Vindicated

The Secret Preceptor; Or, the Grandeur & Vigour of Man, Physically, Mentally, and Morally Vindicated

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ... crowning scourge of seminal imperfection, and may originate either in an impoverished iind incompletely concocted secretion, through derangement of the secretory glands, or a deficiency of secretion in the glands from a general laugour of the whole system. Thus the communication of disordered action, through indulgence in pernicious habits, is one of the mainsprings of deranged structure, and produces excessive irritability of the bladder, spinal marrow, prostate and urethra; after which follows an effeminate fiaccidity of the penis, testicles and scrotum. Where impotence is consequent upon that baneful propensity, which cannot be sufficiently stigmatised, its extent of severity is greater than when produced by excessive sexual indulgence, because the vital fluid that could have improved the stamina of thesystem, has been lost without satisfaction; consequently, no gratification of the mind has been had to counterpoise its loss, or to compensate, and in some sort repair the expenditure which has been going forward. Authority, and long tried experience, are in favour of the assertion, that moderate indulgence tends to promote that pleasing hilarity and joyousness of heart which is fitting to prosecute the ordinary business of life. A wellbeloved object, therefore, temperately enjoyed, conduces to render a man contented and happy. Moderation in all things affords similar results; as excesses of all kinds reduce every chance of happiness and make their votaries vicious, senseless and debased. The licentious individual, who is ever anxious to gratify, to the utmost, his sensual passions, taxes his failing powers to the very last; seeking continually for new objects that may stimulate and excite, may find sufficient food for his brutal inclinations, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236553586
  • 9781236553584