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PAGE rIt follows, therefore, that if the Exertion of

these Organs of Sense and Muscles be for
a while intermitted, that a large Quantity
of the IRRITABLE PRINCIPLE must be ac-
cumulated,

443

{NUTRITION is probably carried on during

444

{The
The Reason why SWEATS are so likely to

break out towards Morning,

ib.

Sect. XLI. Some PRACTICAL OBSERVATIONS.

The Reason why we ought to go to Bed

and rise up in the Morning at a regular
Hour,

445

The End of SLEEP is to regain that Irritabi

lity, which has been expended by the Ex-
ertions of the preceding Day, -

ib,

The Chamber in which we sleep ought there-
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fore to be,

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(We should not seep surrounded with Cur-

tains.

And 2. Because it makes up part of the di-

gestive Process, which chiefly goes on
during Sleep,

ib.

Snoring arises from impure Air in the Cham-

ber, more commonly than from any Defect
in the Organs destined to draw in the Air
for the proper Change of the Blood, -

ib.

-

ib.

Those, who fit up at Night, and sleep late in

the Morning, hurt their Conftitutions
without gaining Time, and ought not to re-
pine at a fashionable State of bad Health,

ib.

PAGE 3. By Sounds, which divert the Mind from Volition,

452

And 4. By the Abfraction in part of the Sti

mulus of Oxygen from the Air,

ib.

A Note to shew that the new Chemistry has not introduced

idle and ridiculous Speculations,

453

An Enumeration of the Physicians, and other Gentlemen

of literary Education, who have united in favour of the
fa&itious Airs, and other Substances, of which the Appli-
cation to Medicinc has been suggested by modern philofo-
phical Discoveries, o

ib.

Dr. CRAWFORD, the celebrated Author of a Work on

animal Heat, is a new Accession of Strength,

ib.

S He became a Patient to Dr. THORNTON, and inhaled the

Hydrocarbonate,

ib.

{The Effeas which this Air had on Dr. CRAWFORD,

ib.

The Experience of Dr. BedDoes, in which

he is able to induce Sleep almost at will by
means of the Hydrocarbonate, -

ib.

The ANALOGY which there is between Sleep,

and the State of Torpor in dormant
Animals,

454

Cold puts all Animals of this class to sleep, except the MARMOT,

455

This ANIMAL closes up the Aperture of his

subterraneous Dwelling, and then it be-
comes torpid, -

ib. 7

Though

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