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" ... different bones, instead of being one solid, tight box. If a blow be received on the head, these bones give a little upon each other, as it is expressed, and so they are not often broken. They give more in the child than in the adult, because, besides... "
Familiar Lessons on Physiology: Designed for the Use of Children and Youth ... - Page 47
by Lydia Folger Fowler - 1848
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The House I Live In; Or The Human Body: For the Use of Families and Schools

William Andrus Alcott - Physiology - 1839 - 264 pages
...something. Then the substance we swallow and the motion of swallowing, press it down and close it tightly. And it is well that it is so ; for if it were not, the substances which we swallow would often drop into the passage to which this trap door opens, and cause...
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The City of London Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1 - Volume 2, Issue 9

English literature - 1843
...universal passion. All superior minds have continual longings and pantings after something higher ; and it is well that it is so, for — if it were not for these aspirations — the sensual part of man would drag him down from his intellectual eminence,...
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Familiar Lessons on Physiology: Designed for the Use of Children ..., Volume 1

Lydia Folger Fowler - Phrenology - 1848 - 95 pages
...in the mastication of your food, and thus injures your health. There are hundreds of young men who would give all the money they possess, if they could...different pursuits that they would forget to eat, and would not take as much food as their nature required ; but it is equally an evil for us to eat all...
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Familiar Lessons on Physiology: Designed for the Use of Children ..., Volume 1

Lydia Folger Fowler - Mind and body - 1854 - 209 pages
...faculty? 6. What caution is given to children, and why? What are the effects of its perversion? What is a very common remark among those who have formed these...different pursuits that they would forget to eat, and would not take as much food as their nature required ; but it is equally an evil for us to cat all...
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Human anatomy simplified; in 3 lects

John Sibree - 1854
...the substance, and the motion caused by this operation, press it down, and close it perfectly tight ; and it is well that it is so; for if it were not, the food would often drop into the passage to which this .trap-door opens, and create convulsive coughing,...
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First Book in Physiology: For the Use of Schools

Worthington Hooker - Physiology - 1857 - 191 pages
...the child than in the adult, because, besides being less brittle, they are less tightly put together. It is well that it is so ; for if it were not, the skull would often be fractured, in the frequent falls which the child has. 9. The bones on the top...
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Human Physiology: Designed for Colleges and the Higher Classes in Schools ...

Worthington Hooker - Physiology - 1859 - 454 pages
...occasions no suffering. When, however, a bone becomes inflamed, severe pain is one of the symptoms. And it is well that it is so ; for if it were not, disease might go on to produce disastrous results in a part so covered up by others, without any warning...
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First Book in Physiology: For the Use of Schools and Families

Worthington Hooker - Physiology - 1865 - 191 pages
...the child than in the adult, because, besides being less brittle, they are less tightly put together. It is well that it is so ; for if it were not, the skull would often be fractured, in the frequent falls which the child has. 9. The bones on the top...
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The house I live in or, Popular illustrations of the structure and functions ...

House - Human physiology - 1869 - 181 pages
...the substance, and the motion caused by this operation press it down, and close it perfectly tight; and it is well that it is so; for if it were not, the food would often drop into the passage to which this trap-door opens, and create great inconvenience,...
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First Book in Physiology: For the Use of Schools and Families. Intended as ...

Worthington Hooker - 1872 - 191 pages
...the child than in the adult, because, besides being less brittle, they are less tightly put together. It is well that it is so ; for if it were not, the skull would often be fractured, in the frequent falls which the child has. 9. The bones on the top...
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