Two Introductory Lectures: Delivered by Dr. William Hunter, to His Last Course of Anatomical Lectures, at His Theatre in Windmill-Street: as They Were Left Corrected for the Press by Himself. ...

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Стр. 75 - ... direction to its motions, as well as to protect some of the more important and tender organs from external injuries; there must be some firm prop-work interwoven through the whole. And, in fact, for such purposes the bones arc given. The prop- work must not be made into one rigid fabric, for that would prevent motion.
Стр. 77 - ... to from without. Therefore a treasure of blood is actually provided in the heart and vascular system, full of nutritious and healing particles ; fluid enough to penetrate into the minutest parts of the animal; impelled by the heart, and conveyed by the arteries, it washes every part, builds up what was broken down, and sweeps away the old and useless materials. Hence we see the necessity or advantage of the heart and arterial system.
Стр. 77 - And accordingly she is provided with the organs and faculty of speech, by which she can throw out signs with amazing facility, and vary them without end. Thus we have built up an animal body, which would seem to be pretty complete ; but as it is the nature of matter to be altered and worked upon by matter, so in a very little time...
Стр. 77 - Therefore, there is actually a perpetual circulation of the blood, and the secretions are always going on. " Even all this provision, however, would not be sufficient; for that store of blood would soon be consumed, and the fabric would break down, if there were not a provision made for fresh supplies. These we observe, in fact...
Стр. 76 - The prop-work must not be made into one rigid fabric, for that would prevent motion. — Therefore there are a number of bones. These pieces must all be firmly bound together, to prevent their dislocation. And this end is perfectly well answered by the ligaments.
Стр. 92 - I mould -take the trouble of giving leftures, if I did not confider it as a duty that I owe to the public. Every man mould be held as a criminal who locks up his talent, whatever it may be. Mine, from nature was fmall ; but, by application and perfeverance, it has grown to be confiderable. Hitherto it has been diligently employed for the advantage of others ; and at the fame time it has brought to myfelf, all the advantages which I have been ambitious of gaining. I have collected fuch an anatomical...
Стр. 79 - ... parts. Besides these primary and general systems, he requires others, which may be more local or confined : one, for strength, support, and protection, — the bony...
Стр. 75 - They are soft white chords which rise from the brain, the immediate residence of the mind, and disperse themselves in branches through all parts of the body They convey all the different kinds of sensations to the mind in the brain ; and likewise carry out from thence all her commands to the other parts of the body.
Стр. 77 - ... glands, the organs of secretion, are given for straining whatever is redundant, vapid, or noxious, from the mass of blood; and, when Strained, they are thrown out by emunctories...
Стр. 75 - ... between herself in the brain, and every other part of the body fitted to convey her commands and influence over the whole. For these purposes the nerves are actually given. They are...

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