Modicus Cibi Medicus Sibi, or Nature Her Own Physician

 
9780217317986: Modicus Cibi Medicus Sibi, or Nature Her Own Physician

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880. Excerpt: ... NOTES TO INTRODUCTION. 1 p. 6. Roger Ascham. Sein Leben und seine Werke von Dr. A. Katterfeld. Strassburg, Triibner, 1879, p. 25: 'Welch ein Unterschied zwischen diesem Bilde und dem reichen behâbigen Luxus, der dem Besucher heute iiberall in Cambridge entgegentritt!' 2 p. 8. Keshub Chunder Sen in the Dietetic Reformer, 1870, p. 108. A missionary told me that an Indian said to him, 'You are not a Christian.' 'Yes, I am.' 'No, you can't be; you don't drink brandy; you don't eat beef.' 3 p. 8. It is a good sign of the times that the medical publisher, Baillière of Paris, has reprinted Cornaro and Lessius with 'le regime de Pythagore d'après le docteur Cocchi.' Cocchi's book is brought down to the present time, and the temperance reform is frankly and cordially welcomed. Les principes, says the preface, que Cocchi, Cornaro et Lessius ont exposés et développés sont éternellement vrais. La meilleure preuve nous en est donnée parles sociétés de tempérance qui fonctionnent en Amérique et en Angleterre depuis une cinquantaine d'années, et par les sociétés de végétariens qui se fondent en Allemagne et en Suisse; elles témoignent d'un mouvement tris-intéressant et tr'es-répandu de Vopinion publique dans le sens de la vie sobre et rendent de grands services aux populations laborieuses, en même temps qu' elles servent la cause de la civilisation générale. 4 p. 8. An undergraduate had stated that he had been a vegetarian for three years, and long hesitated about entering the university, fearing that plain living was tabooed among us. 5 p. 9. Printed on the reverse of the half-title. p. 9, 1. 13 from bottom, on the words endowed at the expense of the colle...

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