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A Dissertation On The Medical Properties And Injurious Effects Of The Habitual Use Of Tobacco

Auhtor: A Mcallister

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... appetite will not forego the use of it without an evil greater than to use it, then take it in such a quantity as will be sure to nauseate and prostrate. ...
... are such as duty calls us to avoid. The indulgence of them can in no way promote our good or our real comfort. I commend, therefore, the following ...
... no pretentions he therefore craves the indulgence of the learned, as they can best appreciate the labor of writing well. He has chosen a free, ...
... has returned to the earth as it was, and his spirit has gone to God who gave it. In view of this momentous truth, an humble attempt will now be made, ...
... discovery of America by the Spaniards, and was first carried to England by Sir Francis Drake, A. D. 1560. The natives of this continent call it petun ...
... conclude, that its efficacy as a vermifuge defends either upon its narcotic properties, or upon its sudden and powerful effect as a cathartic. ...
... of a medicine in the cure of disease, should not alone induce us to prescribe it, without due regard to the injury which may result to the constitution. ...
... superinducing hypocondria, tremors, and premature decay of all the intellectual powers. A thickening of the voice, is also the unavoidable result ...
... relief in this distressing disease has been pointed out, when speaking of the narcotic and antispasmodic effects of this drug. But suppose it capable ...
... swallowed, what, again I ask, is the probable condition of such a person's digestive organs? I know it may be said in reply, that such persons ...
... plant, and have escaped the yawning gulf still, a sufficient number have been swallowed up, to warrant the general conclusion. The few specifications ...
... opinion, without intending to wound the feelings of a single individual. If your sentiments correspond with mine, you will assist in bringing this ...
... obvious. The laborer will consume more food consequently his frame will acquire a proportionate degree of strength, and, all other things ...
... himself, without any change of organization, at one period on the burning sands of a Numidian desert, at another among the ice-bergs of a Greenland ...
... had been in the liberal use of ardent spirit. And this fact should be carefully noted, when this formidable disease has reached Great Britain, and ...
... For years my health has been so much impaired as to render me almost useless in the ministry, and all this I attribute to the pernicious habit ...
... harmless or, 2. That it produces a good effect, and is indispensable to the enjoyment of perfect health. As this part of the enquiry ...
... by the lovers of tobacco, that they have been advised to use it by physicians, for the mitigation or removal of some bodily infirmity, may be ...
... and regard to good manners, in some parts of the old world, have at length awakened public sentiment on this subject. We are informed by ...
... chewing or snuffing, undergo an excitement, more or less considerable which is infallibly followed by a proportionate debility, in which ...