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servirgit; the heart and lungs; digestion; bad breath;

souring, or decay of food, in the stomach ; disordered

digestion morbidly excites the brain and nerves; func.

trons of the skin; colds; their causes and effects;

inhalation ; exercise ; it promotes circulation, by car.

rying the blood back to the heart; proportionate action

of all the animal functions; much food, little exercise,

&c.; amount of muscular effort required; do. attain-

able ; Turkish porters ; the Chinese; riding. All great

men were brought up to labor ; Adam Clarke, Shake

speure ; Wesley; Clay ; Bascom ; Scott ; Byron ;

Webster ; physical education of children ; youthful

precocity and backwardness contrasted; early piety;

pituing children to trades, school, &c., young; exces-

sive labor; keeping children back; means of preserve

ing this balance of function; improving the lungs;

how to avoid consumption; improving the muscles;

Romans ; Hottentots; circuses ; effeminacy ; means of

ine:easing and diminishing mental action ; diverting

the circulation; habits of society unfavorable ; giving

children strong constitutions first.

47-94

SICTION IV.- Influence of the body on the base of the brain,

of the conditions of the borly as affecting the propensities.-

Proof ; location of the animal organs; the nature of

their function ; classes of facts; children cross when

sich: dyspepties; dying persons; facts; effects of age;

grunth of brain from first to last is upward and for-

ward; memory in children, old people, and the sick;

kenzer excites anger; the laboring classes the most

Virt...us; explained by this principle ; effects of alco-

boise druiks harmonize with it ; they excite amative-

nese, combativeness, destructiveness, adhesiveness,

pade, ambition, language, c., and in a vicious way,

railer than the moral sentiments and intellect; re-

sposal of this principle produced by the reaction of

haquor; hence inebriates are wanting in love of family,

courage, appetite, economy, reason, ambition, &c.;

atleter.ce; reforms must begin with the physiology;

sin often caused by discase.

91-112

CHAPTER II.

TEZTETION OF CHARACTER ; ITS CONSTITUENTS, AND HOW TO ATTAIN IT.
SE-TI 1.— Balance of power ; or the proportionate action

of all 'he parts.-An even head; erils of predominant
propensities; deficient do.; do. of the other classes of
faculties: evils of predominant or deficient Ainative.
Dess, Philoprogenitiveness, Combativeness, Aliment-

iveness, Acquisitiveness, Cautiousness, Self-Esteem,

Firmness, Ideality, &c.; Sectarianism, caused, ac.

counted for, and cured by this principle; varieties in

opinion, judgment, &c.; do. language, reasoning or-

gans; application of this principle to various com-

binations of the organs greatly increases its p.wer and

importance.

112_123

Section 11.-How to increase the Organs.-Its possibility;

its importance; its proof; growth of the head as a

whole; every physical organ enlarged by exercise;

illustrations; exercise of organs renders the skull

above them thin ; facts drawn from skulls; casts taken

at different periods; Rev. John Pierpont, Oldham;

Durll's cabinet ; Hanshell (with a cut); Franklin, (with

a cut); Buonaparte ; different occupations; farmers,

mechanics, operatives; inhabitiveness; diminished by

moving; New York ladies ; veneration increased and

diminished; two evils; eventuality in Jews; children

of the rich; soldiers; other proofs; Mahon; the facul-

ties capable of improvement; importance of this prin-

ciple, especially to parents; the action of the faculties

the only meens of enlarging them; this promoted by

placing their natural stimulant before them, not by

substitution.

123–140

Section 11.-(Another erratum for Section 3.)- Applica-

tion of these principles to self-improvement.)—first ascer-

tain wherein the faculties are defective or excessive ;

how to restore balance of temperament; directions to

slim, precocious children ; do. to those who are sharp-

featured ; do. fleshy; application of this principle to

the mental faculties; self-knowledge ; its value, and

how to obtain it; the study of phrenology; phreno-

logical examinations; phrenology tells people their

faults, and how to remedy them; examining the heads

of children ; requisition for a distinct profession of

physiologists and phrenologists.

140-164

Section III.-Ascendancy of the moral sentiments and intel-

lect, and proper direction of all the faculties.-Appetite,
combativeness, acquisitiveness, parental love, friend-
ship, approbativeness, cautiousness, and each of the
propensities, exercised under the dominion of the
higher faculties, give pleasure-not thus controlled,
pain; means of subduing the propensities; cause of
much of man's sinfulness is a disordered body; its
cure ; physical health; the use of tea, coffee, tobacco,
&c., stimulate the propensities; directing the faculties
upon their legitimate objects; the inflammation of the
organs perverts their faculties; harmonious action of
the faculties; the warring of the faculties—as of love

against the moral sentiments, independence against

love of money, conscientiousness against combative-

ness, &c., produces unhappiness-their harmonious

action, happiness ; each faculty in one excites the

saine faculty in another.

148—164

ANALYSIS OF THE FACULTIES, AND MEANS OF INCREASING AND

DIMINISHING THEIR ORGANS.

164

1. AXATIVENESS.—Its analysis and adaptation.

165

2. PHILOPRIGENITIVENE33.-Its adaptation and cultivation.

166

3. ADHESIVENESS,- Its analysis, cultivation, and proper

regulation.

167

Exios For Life.

171

4. IXHAPITIVENESS.-'ts analysis and cultivation.

171

6. CONCENTRATIVENESS.--Its adaptation, and means of

cultisaling it.

172

6. COMBATIVES ESS.-Its analysis and government; pro-

Toling, scolding, and teasing children ; cultivating

the faculty.

174

7. DISTRICTIVENESS.-Its adaptation, abuses, and res.

traint ; esile of corporal punishment; punishment in

general; Nature's punishment sufficient; antagonizing

it with veneration, benevolence, conscientiousness,

intellect, &c.; governing by lovc; objection ; per-

suasion better than force; punishing children in anger;

flogging them to school; employing diversion ; teach-

ing children to govern themselves; illustrated by two

families; story of a girl; peevishness of parents; bow

to cultivate destructiveness.

& ALIMENTIVENESS.-Its adaptation; evils of over eating;

diet ; leavened and unleavened bread; cookery; wo-

men should spend less time in preparing food ; appeal

to woman : two meals per day; woman sews too much;

small families; woman's time wasted; man mainly at

fult; restraining appetite.

196

9. Aq"ATIVENESS.-Adaptation; the cold water cure;

bathing; cold water as a punishment; colds, and their

preventives ; letting children play in the water.

206

10. ACUISITIVENESS. Its function ; its government ;

bearing children rich; giving them spending money ;

how to restrain acquisitiveness.

211

11. SECRETIVENESS.— Ils function; telling children the

truth; fulfilling promises; fashionable life; cultivation

of secretiveness; its restraint.

215

12. CAUTIOUSNESS. Its adaptation and function ; fright-

ening children ; how to increase and diminish it.

218

13. APROHATIVENESS.-Its analysis; its due regulation

mortifying children ; appointments and rewards of

222

PHRENOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY,

APPLIED TO

EDUCATION AND SELF-IMPROVEMENT.

CHAPTER I.

PHYSIOLOGY: OR, THE LAWS OF LIFE AND HEALTH.

SECTION I.

INTIODICTION: OR, THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF Man's NATURE.

That HAPPINESS is the sole object of Man's creation, is rendered evident by its being the only legitimate product of every organ of his body, of every faculty of his mind, of every erment of his nature. What but happiness is the end sought and obtained in the creation of every bone, of every joint, of every muscle?-happiness in their exercise, happiness in iar motion, labor, &c., and happiness in the results obtained by this motion. What but pleasure is the legitimate function of the eye?—the most exquisite pleasure in the exercise of sight itself, and an inexhaustible fund of happiness in the ends attained by seeing-in its enabling us to find our way,

in pouring into the mind a vast fund of information, and a. so furnishing an inexhaustible range of materials for thought and mental action. What but enjoyment is the end sought and secured by the creation of the lungs ?-enjoyment in breathing freely the fresh air of heaven, and enjoyment

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