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Plain Home Talk About the Human System - The Habits of Men and Women - The Causes and Prevention of Disease - Our Sexual Relations and Social Natures: Embracing Medical Common Sense

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Title: Plain Home Talk About the Human System - The...

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Paperback. Dimensions: 9.8in. x 7.5in. x 0.8in. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781153617949

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Synopsis: 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. 1892 Excerpt: ...of living ones. Good anatomists are not always astute physiologists. Those who are reputed to be expert surgeons are apt to be the poorest physicians, and really seem incapable of giving any commonsense advice on subjects like the one under consideration. Only recently one of our most eminent surgeons, in a lecture before the Young Men's Christian Association, stated that involuntary emissions were inevitable occasionally, unless prevented by living in natural relations with the opposite sex. It would seem us though common sense would teach him better; and it would almost seem as if young men themselves ought to know better without being told. It is a rule, having few exceptions, that a person subject to involuntary emissions feels the debilitating effect of them invariably the next morning after their occurrence, while every man of experience knows that sexual connection, when the companion is responsive, leaves no depressing effect upon mind or body, but on the contrary a buoyancy of the former and elasticity of the latter. Throwing aside, however, all reference to effect, with which nearly overy one troubled with involuntary emissions is familiar, do we find nature so ready to cast off its vital substances and nervous forces? Is it a fact that Dame Nature is a prodigal--following the profligate and dissipated example of her sons 1 The seminal fluids are in part made up of the purest and most vital elements of the body. The best material of the whole system is concentrated in the secretion which contains the germs of a new being. Now, why should nature throw away this fluid any more than it should throw away blood? We find that in all cases involuntary expenditures of blood are hemorrhages, resulting from a diseased state of the system. The fluids which a...

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