The Zoist; A Journal of Cerebral Physiology & Mesmerism, and Their Applications to Human Welfare Volume 13

The Zoist; A Journal of Cerebral Physiology & Mesmerism, and Their Applications to Human Welfare Volume 13

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...attempting to walk in the street was obliged to be carried into a shop: and his fits all continued." Long after this cure, after he could not deny it and had sent a civil message to Dr. Elliotson (see No. XXXIV., p. 195), he told a lady living in Hyde Park Gardens, who was being mesmerised, that he knew what mesmerism was and had no objection to it, but had a great objection to its being called by an improper name, --" Why could it not be called galvanism or electricity as it really was?" So that what he had always been railling against was, according to himself, galvanism or electricity.--Zoist. not met with an exception to this. They do not like eating soon after sleep, and usually delay breakfast to about noon. They eat more in winter than summer, and at the full moon than at the new moon. They prefer their food cool or cold, as meat and coffee. Their favourite dish is salad, not very sour, but well salted, " Insalata, ben salata, poc' acida, hen oliata." Bose-leave salad is preferred (the leaves or petals (?); both German and English are ambiguous.) They like sourish sweet fruits, as figs, oranges, pines, apples, pears (the last, not so much), plums, apricots, peaches, cherries, grapes, melons, &c., strawberries, raspberries, but not currants, barbaries, blackberries, bilberries, cranberries, which are too sour, nor unripe or very sour fruit. After these, farinaceous puddings and porridges, milk and eggs are preferred. But the milk must be warm from the cow, or cold, never warmed up. The higher sensitives prefer raw undressed meat, " seasoned " by a charge of negative od from the right hand. Keichenbach found even lower sensitives preferred the unboiled Westphalian hams to all cooked meats. Simple roast meats can be eaten by lower sensitives, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236657942
  • 9781236657947