The Journal of Psychological Medicine and Mental Pathology, Volume 12

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J. Churchill., 1859 - Insanity (Law)
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Page 141 - It is the nature of an hypothesis, when once a man has conceived it, that it assimilates every thing to itself, as proper nourishment; and, from the first moment of your begetting it, it generally grows the stronger by every thing you see, hear, read, or understand. This is of great use.
Page 226 - ... to be kept in strict custody in such place and in such manner as to the court shall seem fit, until his Majesty's pleasure shall be known...
Page 175 - Strong is the lion — like a coal His eyeball — like a bastion's mole His chest against the foes: Strong the gier-eagle on his sail, Strong against tide th' enormous whale Emerges, as he goes.
Page 316 - ... with their correlatives freedom of choice and responsibility — man being all this, it is at once obvious that the principal part of his being is his mental power. In Nature there is nothing great but Man, In Man there is nothing great but Mind.
Page 583 - Who was her father? Who was her mother? Had she a sister? Had she a brother? Or was there a dearer one Still, and a nearer one Yet than all other? Alas! for the rarity Of Christian charity Under the sun ! Oh! it was pitiful! Near a whole city full Home she had none.
Page 317 - God and what supposes liberty, — the virtuous, the immortal. "•Man reveals God: for man, by his intelligence, rises above nature, and, in virtue of this intelligence, is conscious of himself as a power not only independent of, but opposed to, nature, and capable of resisting, conquering, and controlling her.
Page 590 - These being the peculiarities of this singular crime, it is surely an astonishing fact, that all the evidence we possess respecting it points to one great conclusion, and can leave no doubt on our minds that suicide is merely the product of the general condition of society, and that the individual felon only carries into effect what is a necessary consequence of preceding circumstances.
Page 175 - Glorious the enraptured main; Glorious the northern lights astream; Glorious the song, when God's the theme; Glorious the thunder's roar: Glorious Hosanna from the den; Glorious the catholic Amen; Glorious the martyr's gore: Glorious— more glorious — is the crown Of Him that brought salvation down, By meekness called thy Son: Thou that stupendous truth believed; — And now the matchless deed's achieved, Determined, dared, and done!
Page 175 - Sweet is the dew that falls betimes, And drops upon the leafy limes ; Sweet, Hermon's fragrant air: Sweet is the lily's silver bell, And sweet the wakeful tapers' smell That watch for early prayer.
Page 335 - ... parts, neither half can, by itself, be an object of vision, or visual consciousness. They are, severally and apart, to consciousness as zero. But it is evident, that each half must, by itself, have produced in us a certain modification, real though unperceived ; for as the perceived whole is nothing but the union of the unperceived halves, so the perception — the perceived affection itself of which we are conscious — is only the sum of two modifications, each of which severally eludes our...

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