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Plain home talk about the human system-the habits of men and women-the cause and prevention of disease-our sexual relations and social natures (1896) (14577744379)

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Plain home talk about the human system-the habits of men and women-the cause and prevention of disease-our sexual relations and social natures (1896) (14577744379)

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See here, reader: I hold in my hand an acorn and a plum-stone.
Identifier: plainhometalkabo00foot (find matches)
Title: Plain home talk about the human system--the habits of men and women--the cause and prevention of disease--our sexual relations and social natures
Year: 1896 (1890s)
Authors: Foote. Edward B(liss), 1829-1906. (from old catalog)
Subjects: Medicine, Popular Marriage
Publisher: New York : Murray Hill publishing company (etc., etc.)
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress



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ansfor the promotion of our physical a swell as our moral happiness ? It seemsto me there can be but one reply. Next in order is the question—where may the public look for enlighten-ment in regard to those things which pertain to their sexual organizations,and that share of their social happiness in any way depending uponproper knowledge and use of them? May I not suggest in reply,medical and physiological works, written in language that everybody cancomprehend? Imbued with this idea, and trusting to the good senseof an enlightened public, I have thus far in this work climbed no fences toget around, nor made bridges to get over what are popularly regarded asmuddy currents, when I thought the best interests of my readers wouldbe promoted by my wading right through. I desire that this work may boworthy the acceptance of the public as an encyclopedia of useful physiolo-gical knowledge for children and adults of both sexes. 612 THE SEXUAL ORGANS. Their Influence on Physical Developments
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See here, reader: I hold in my hand an acorn and a plum-stone; littlethings no larger than the end of your thumb. Plant these in indigenous soil, and what do we find ?From the acorn springs upa twig, slender and tiny atfirst. The sprout from theplum-stone is, if any thing,a stouter-looking sprig.The two grow side by side,and for some time an ob-server unacquainted with the THE SEED OP THE OAK AND OF THE PLTTM-TREE. characteristics Of the tWO young sprouts would be as likely as anjr way to say that the little plumwould be the larger and stouter tree in the end. Let us leave the pairlong enough for them to develop. Years roll around, anc? we return.Lo! the twig of the acorn has become the aking of the forest! Youcannot, with the arms of another added to your own, span its immensetrunk, abd how scraggy its great moss-covered limbs 1 But what of theplum ? In your surprise, you have not thought of it. Ah! Here it is:a beautiful and graceful tree; its limbs are shaped as handsomely as ifthe

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plain home talk about the human system the habits of men and women the cause and prevention of disease our sexual relations and social natures 1896
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