The Stomatologist Volume 4

The Stomatologist Volume 4

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...the semblance of a mighty mystery. To the student of nature, it is one of the gates of entrance to a kingdom rich in the most interesting and entertaining mines for investigation. Here we find confirmation of the terrible warning of the Second Commandment--"and visit the sins of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me, and show mercy unto thousands in them that love me and keep my commandments." Inheritance of parental or atavic traits is well known and undisputedly accepted as a rule for governance by the growers of plants, as well as by the breeders of animals. Yet it is neglected in a way more than remarkable by those who, in other respects, are most practical. The cells that make up the machinery of the body and the nervous system, are quite as susceptible of inborn influences for good or evil as they are prone to be inclined to one or the other by use and habit. We daily hear the expression of the old proverb, "Practice makes perfect," by the very persons who as pertinaciously and blindly seem to be urging their unfortunate bodies and minds into actions and relations, opposite to those that induce happiness and health. They admit that delay in correcting evils of either are followed by suffering, anguish, and even death, yet they seem to trust that some miraculous answer to prayer, or some chance in the so-called lottery of life, will be their physical or intellectual salvation. When the untold millions of cells that form the body are considered in their varied and incessant activities, one is naturally more inclined to wonder at the rarities of the disabilities, in comparison with the multiplex combinations of their duties and the innumerable disturbances of their...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236635043
  • 9781236635044