The Anatomy of Melancholy,: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes, Prognostics, and Several Cures of It. In Three Partitions. With Their Several Sections, Members, and Subsections, ... Opened and Cut Up

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Messrs. Vernor and Hood; Cuthell and Martin; J. Walker; Lackington, Allen and Company Ogilvy and son; Otridge and son; R. Lea; J. Nunn; Longman and Rees; J. Harding; W. Millar, and J. Ginger. By J. & E. Hodson, 1804
 

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Seite 18 - So that as a river runs sometimes precipitate and swift, then dull and slow ; now direct, then per ambages ; now deep, then shallow ; now muddy, then clear ; now broad, then narrow ; doth my style flow : now serious, then light ; now comical, then satirical ; now more elaborate, then remiss, as the present subject required, or as at that time I was affected.
Seite 4 - I ha,ve read many books, but to little purpose, for want of good method ; I have confusedly tumbled over divers authors in our libraries, with small profit, for want of art, order, memory, judgment.
Seite 363 - As a long-winged hawk, when he is first whistled off the fist, mounts aloft, and for his pleasure fetcheth many a circuit in the air, still soaring higher and higher, till he be come to his full pitch...
Seite 186 - ... and all through immoderate pains and extraordinary studies. If you will not believe the truth of this, look upon great Tostatus and Thomas Aquainas' works; and tell me whether those men took pains.
Seite 106 - ... as much valour is to be found in feasting, as in fighting ; and some of our city captains, and carpet knights, will make this good, and prove it. Thus they many times wilfully pervert the good temperature of their bodies, stifle their wits, strangle nature, and degenerate into beasts.
Seite 404 - Silesia, he found a nobleman booted up to the groins, wading himself, pulling the nets, and labouring as much as any fisherman of them all : and when some belike objected to him the baseness of his office, he excused himself, that if other men might hunt hares, why should not he hunt...
Seite 7 - Wit, in four sections, members, subsections, &c., to be read in our libraries. If any man except against the matter or manner of treating of this my subject, and will demand a reason of it, I can allege more than one ; I write of melancholy, by being busy to avoid melancholy. There is no greater cause of melancholy than idleness, " no better cure than business...
Seite 66 - A bigger kind there is of them, called with us hobgoblins, and Robin Goodfellows, that would, in those superstitious times, grind corn for a mess of milk, cut wood, or do any manner of drudgery work.
Seite 125 - ... so urgently, so continually set upon, creep in, insinuate, possess, overcome, distract, and detain them, they cannot, I say, go about their more necessary business, stave off or extricate themselves, but are ever musing, melancholizing, and carried along; as he (they say) that is led round about an heath with a Puck in the night...
Seite 110 - Suspicione si quis errabit sua, Et rapiet ad se, quod erit commune omnium, Stulte nudabit animi conscientiam.

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