A Monograph on Mental Unsoundness

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Kay and brother, 1855 - 228 sivua
 

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Sivu 131 - The mind dances from scene to scene, unites all pleasures in all combinations, and riots in delights which nature and fortune, with all their bounty, cannot bestow.
Sivu 205 - tis fittest. Cor. How does my royal lord? How fares your majesty? Lear. You do me wrong, to take me out o' the grave. — Thou art a soul in bliss ; but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead.
Sivu 101 - Peace to his soul, if God's good pleasure be ! — Lord cardinal, if thou think'st on heaven's bliss, Hold up thy hand, make signal of thy hope. — He dies, and makes no sign : O God, forgive him ! War.
Sivu 178 - I envy no quality of the mind or intellect in others ; not genius, power, wit, or fancy: but, if I could choose what would be most delightful, and, I believe, most useful to me, I should prefer a firm religious belief to every other blessing; for it makes life a discipline of goodness — creates new hopes, when all earthly hopes vanish ; and throws over the decay, the destruction of existence, the most gorgeous of all lights ; awakens life even in death, and from corruption and decay calls up beauty...
Sivu 107 - Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, Puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words, Remembers me of all his gracious parts, Stuffs out his vacant garments with his form; Then, have I reason to be fond of grief ? Fare you well: had you such a loss as I, I could give better comfort than you do.
Sivu 176 - When the even, was come, they brought unto him many, that were possessed with devils : and he cast out the spirits, with his word, and healed all, that were sick : *' that it might be fulfilled, which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, " Himself took our infirmities, and bare our
Sivu 38 - ... must be considered in the same situation as to responsibility as if the facts with respect to which the delusion exists were real.
Sivu 131 - To indulge the power of fiction, and send imagination out upon the wing, is often the sport of those who delight too much in silent speculation.
Sivu 101 - O! beat away the busy meddling fiend That lays strong siege unto this wretch's soul, And from his bosom purge this black despair.
Sivu 38 - If his delusion was that the deceased had inflicted a serious injury to his character and fortune, and he killed him in revenge for such supposed injury, he would be liable to punishment.

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