Neurypnology; Or, the Rationale of Nervous Sleep, Considered in Relation with Animal Magnetism: Illustrated by Numerous Cases of Its Successful Application, in the Relief and Cure of Disease (Classic Reprint)

Neurypnology Or the Rationale of Nervous Sleep Considered in Relation with Animal Magnetism Illustrated by Numerous Cases of Its Successful Application in the Relief and Cure of Disease Classic Reprint Excerpt from Neurypnology Or the Rationale of Nervous Sleep Considered in Relation With Animal Magnetism Illustrated by Numerous Cases of Its Successful Application in the Relief and Cure of Diseas

  • Title: Neurypnology; Or, the Rationale of Nervous Sleep, Considered in Relation with Animal Magnetism: Illustrated by Numerous Cases of Its Successful Application, in the Relief and Cure of Disease (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: James Braid
  • ISBN: 9781528462181
  • Page: 362
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Excerpt from Neurypnology Or, the Rationale of Nervous Sleep, Considered in Relation With Animal Magnetism Illustrated by Numerous Cases of Its Successful Application, in the Relief and Cure of DiseaseThe next most important point for consideration is, the fact of all the phenomena being consecutive We have thus the extremes of insensibility, and exalted sensibility, ofExcerpt from Neurypnology Or, the Rationale of Nervous Sleep, Considered in Relation With Animal Magnetism Illustrated by Numerous Cases of Its Successful Application, in the Relief and Cure of DiseaseThe next most important point for consideration is, the fact of all the phenomena being consecutive We have thus the extremes of insensibility, and exalted sensibility, of rigidity and mobility, at different stages, and these merging into each other by the most imperceptible gradations, or in the most abrupt manner, according to the mode of treating the patient It is no unusual thing for different parties to be testing, or calling for tests, for the opposite con detiens at the same instant of time These, of course, are incompatible, but, at a certain stage, the transi tions from torpor of all the senses, and catalep tiform rigidity, to the most exalted sensibility, and accidity of muscle, may be effected almost with the celerity of thought, even by so slight a cause as a breath of air directed against the part If left at rest it will speedily merge back again, and thus those un acquainted with such peculiarities, will be continually liable to think they discover discrepancies, which, however, only originate from their imperfect know ledge of the subject just as an unskilful manipulator will be ready to suppose, from his different results, that the observations of other chemists have been erroneous.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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