Swimming Scientifically Taught: A Practical Manual for Young and Old

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Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1912 - Всего страниц: 195
 

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Стр. 18 - We both have fed as well ; and we can both Endure the winter's cold, as well as he. For once, upon a raw and gusty day, The troubled Tiber chafing with her shores, Caesar said to me, Dar'st thou, Cassius, now Leap in with me into this angry flood, And swim to yonder point ? — Upon the word, Accouter'd as I was, I plunged in, And bade him follow : so, indeed, he did.
Стр. 18 - Upon the word, Accoutred as I was, I plunged in, And bade him follow : so, indeed, he did. The torrent roared, and we did buffet it With lusty sinews, throwing it aside And stemming it with hearts of controversy ; But ere we could arrive the point proposed, Caesar cried, 'Help me, Cassius, or I sink.
Стр. 18 - The torrent roar'd ; and we did buffet it With lusty sinews, throwing it aside. And stemming it with hearts of controversy : But, ere we could arrive the point proposed, Caesar cried,
Стр. 19 - Curse on him!" quoth false Sextus; "Will not the villain drown? But for this stay, ere close of day We should have sacked the town ! " "Heaven help him!" quoth Lars Porsena, "And bring him safe to shore; For such a gallant feat of arms Was never seen before.
Стр. 194 - Should a warm bath be procurable, the body may be placed in it up to the neck, continuing to imitate the movements of breathing. Raise the body, in twenty seconds, in a sitting position, and dash cold water against the chest and face, and pass ammonia under the nose. The patient should not be kept in the warm bath longer than five or six minutes.
Стр. 190 - Replace the patient on the face, raising and supporting the chest well on a folded coat or other article of dress. Turn the body very gently on the side and a little beyond, and then briskly on the face, back again; repeating these measures cautiously, efficiently, and perseveringly, about fifteen times in the minute, or once every four or five seconds, occasionally varying the side. (By placing the patient on the chest, the weight of the body forces the air out; who turned on the side, this pressure...
Стр. 187 - The points to be aimed at are : first, and immediately, the restoration of breathing ; and secondly, after breathing is restored, the promotion of warmth and circulation. The efforts to restore life...
Стр. 188 - ... warmth and circulation. The efforts to restore breathing must be commenced immediately and energetically, and persevered in for one or two hours, or until a medical man has pronounced that life is extinct. Efforts to promote warmth and circulation, beyond removing the wet clothes and drying the skin, must not be made until the first appearance of...
Стр. 195 - On the restoration of life, a teaspoonful of warm. water should be given; and then, if the power of swallowing has returned, small quantities of wine, -warm brandy and water, or coffee should be administered. The patient should be kept in bed, and a disposition to sleep encouraged.
Стр. 189 - ... will fall forward, leaving the entrance into the windpipe free. Assist this operation by wiping and cleansing the mouth. If satisfactory breathing commences, use the treatment described below to promote Warmth. If there be only slight breathing — or no breathing — or if the breathing fail, then — To EXCITE BREATHING — Turn the patient well and instantly on the side, supporting the head, and — Excite the nostrils with snuff, hartshorn, and smelling salts, or tickle the throat with a...

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