The Climate of the South of Devon, and Its Influence Upon Health: With Short Accounts of Exeter, Torquay, Babbicombe, Teignmouth ...

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Churchill, 1842 - 258 Seiten
 

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Seite 78 - Barbadoes tar and linseed-oil, in the proportion of one of the former to three of the latter, will be the most effectual external application, while alteratives and physic should be given internally.
Seite 113 - Sometimes the disorder comes on so gradually and insensibly, that the patient is hardly aware of its commencement. He perceives that he is sooner tired than usual, and that he is thinner than he was ; but yet he has nothing material to complain of. In process of time his appetite becomes seriously impaired; his nights are sleepless, or if he, get sleep, he is not refreshed by it. His face becomes visibly extenuated, or perhaps acquires a bloated look. His tongue is white, and he suspects that he...
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Seite 174 - The tubes are slender; their average and common diameter is 2.5 mm. although they vary from 1 to 3 mm in diameter. Individual tubes can be traced downward for several feet; evidently they are at least 8 feet long, because they penetrate the entire 8.2-foot thick stratum, and are more abundant in the upper than in the lower part of the stratum. The tubes are the fossilized remains of roots of ancient plants that grew in Wilcox time upon the ball clay as a soil. Because their cores are filled with...
Seite 38 - ... temperature takes from it the usual injuriousness of such a condition. The character of the spring during the early part does not materially differ from the winter, excepting that the air is less damp, and the days less rainy. Towards the close of this season north-easterly winds somewhat prevail...
Seite 2 - The character of the climate is warm and moist, partly owing to its latitude, yet much is due to its position as regards the ocean, forming as it does a portion of a large promontory, or imperfect peninsula, projecting westward into the Atlantic, so that nearly one-half of its circumference is sea coast.
Seite 182 - ... openings or quarries in its neighbourhood. That of Heavitree is situated about a mile and a half from Exeter on the road to Honiton. It is worked to the extent of a quarter of a mile in length, and to the depth of about 100 feet, in a plane intersecting that of the strata. The rock...

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