True Manhood: A Manual for Young Men : a Guide to Physical Strength, Moral Excellence, Force of Character, and Manly Purity : a Special Physiology

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Sanitary Publishing Company, 1888 - 328 pages

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Page 249 - And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.
Page 90 - Accordingly, feeling that physical as well as mental exertion was necessary, I took my gun, shouldered it, and went out for the purpose of shooting, my arm aching the while intolerably. I met with no sport, but / walked the whole afternoon, exerting at every step I went a strong mental effort against the disease.
Page 260 - help of God' (1) to treat all women with respect, and endeavor to protect them from wrong and degradation ; (2) to...
Page 277 - My good blade carves the casques of men, My tough lance thrusteth sure, My strength is as the strength of ten, Because my heart is pure.
Page 248 - A king for a beautiful realm called home, And a man that the Maker, God, Shall look upon as He did the first, And say, "It is very good.
Page 83 - A carpenter fell into a quarrel with a soldier billeted in his house, and was set-upon by the latter with his drawn sword. The wife of the carpenter at first trembled from fear and terror, and then suddenly threw herself between the combatants, wrested the sword from the soldier's hand, broke it in pieces, and threw it away.
Page 242 - One argument in favour of incontinence deserves special notice, as it purports to be founded on physiology. I have been consulted by persons who feared, or professed to fear, that if the organs were not regularly exercised, they would become atrophied, or that in some way impotence might be the result of chastity. This is the assigned reason for committing fornication. There exists no greater error than this, or one more opposed to physiological truth. In the first place, I may state that I have,...
Page 220 - This author says, that since to break the habit is the first object, it is as well to go to the root of it at once, and accordingly recommends the following plan. I have met with one instance in which its manful adoption was attended with perfect success. "An Italian gentleman, of very high station and character, consulted me for quite a different affection ; but in order to put me in possession of all the facts in reference to his state of health, he related his history. He had been inconvenienced...
Page 242 - In the first place, I may state' that I have, after many years' experience, never seen a single instance of atrophy of the generative organs from this cause. I have, it is true, met with the complaint but in what class of cases does it occur?
Page 83 - The secretion of milk proceeds best in a tranquil state of mind, and with a cheerful temper : then the milk is regularly abundant, and agrees well with the child. On the contrary, a fretful temper lessens the quantity of milk, makes it thin and serous, and causes it to disturb the child's bowels, producing intestinal fever and much griping.

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