Systematic Human Physiology, Anatomy, and Hygiene

Systematic Human Physiology, Anatomy, and Hygiene

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ... capacity for breathing, with all its dire results to the complexion, the expression, the activity of mind, etc., and incapacity for graceful movements, that are always dependent as a sine qua non upon the elasticity of cartilage. 357. What in the chest--? 358. How--359. What--aid from? 360. What said--? 3G1. How--? 362. What said--? 363. The Figures Represent a good and a constricted Chest. With the former, health and beauty, grace of movement, and a lively expression, are compatible, but are not possible in connection with the latter. 364. The Worst Mistake That Can Be Made is to try to improve personal appearance by constricting the size or action of the chest. Tight Clothing Is A Bank To Beauty. 365. Remark.--It does not by any means follow that a natural development of the chest will be attended with every desirable excellence. It is Not Denied that some beauties may exist in connection with a compressed chest, nor that those may be found who with chest compressed are more attractive than some whose chests are not But what is AsSerted, Is, that those who are at all attractive with the chest compressed will be infinitely more so with the chest properly expanded; that the true way to improve personal appearance is to develop as far as possible the elasticity of the cartilages of the chest and its mobility. It is asserted and Cannot, either theoretically or practically, Be Controverted, that constricting the chest will deform; while the form and movements of the chest can be improved by easy clothing and appropriate exercise. 366. It Is Therefore Not Only Self-torture, SelfMurder, AND A SIN, TO CONSTRICT THE CHEST, BUT IT IS A MOST UNFORTUNATE SACRIFICE OF PERSONAL APPEARANCE. 868. What do Firs. 167 and 168--? 864. What is What--? 866....show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236567455
  • 9781236567451