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Vol. IV. September 1, 1859. No. 19.
I.—INSANITY; ITS CAUSE* AND CUBE. . ?. ¦...
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Vol. Iv. September 1, 1859. No. 19.
Vol . IV . September 1 , 1859 . No . 19 .
I.—Insanity; Its Cause* And Cube. . ?. ¦...
I . _—INSANITY ; ITS CAUSE * AND CUBE . _. ? . ¦ ¦¦ - - ' _~^ - ¦ _¦** ¦
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p and awful hysical watched mystery disorder the of advances . dissolution Few among of fatal "When us " but bodil the liave y living disease witnessed princi , and ple " withdraws beheld the
. mortal from ruption its frame will fellowshi swiftl which p y with contained turn the beauty clay the , we wisest into know hideousness and that purest close , of following and spirits that must cor the - onl
witness submit condition without than of humanit disease respite y and more to the death awful loathsome and to contemp that process condition late . , There more is is the terrible obscu y one to
ration and , extinction of reason , the , attack and triumph of insanity . manner If the malad make y their takes appearance ; the form , speech of acute occasionall mania , y eccentricities rambles , and at of
length the mental disturbance is manifest ; the wildest projects are provokes entertained passion , and endeavors over which made the unhappy to cany being them has out lost . all Opposition control , if
and fearful shrieks and acts of violence proclaim the maniac . Or herself liable it takes than _^ the ost men to opposite happ , the iness form patient , to of virtue loses melancholia , all to hop God , e to , ; all which doomed cheerfulness women to self darkness , are -destruc believes more of
immovable tion , and to despair the torments . How terrible of hell to , and see sinks disorganisation into the and decay duced taking to possession hellessness of the its faculties passions of foaming a human ' soul into ; its obj jud ectless gment wrath re- _,
or futile sorrow p its ; tenderness , turned into drivelling up folly , its secret , faults laid bare ! Yet this is the portion of a sadly increasing
number The of our reports countrymen of the and Commissioners country women in ia Lunacy these tell days us of ours that . the
built disease for is five actuall hundred y on the patients increase , it was . When supposed in to 1831 be ; large Hanwell _enough was
to meet all ' the wants of the county . But , two years later it "was full atients ; after more another than it two had years been it built was reported to accommodate to contain : after one _hundred another
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