The Discourses and Letters of Louis Cornaro, on a Sober and Temperate Life

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Fowlers and Wells, 1842 - 228 pages
 

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Page 182 - And the Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden ; and there he put the man whom he had formed. And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food ; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Page 181 - And God said, Behold I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed ; to you it shall be for meat.
Page 166 - This is the law of the beasts, and of the fowl, and of every living creature that moveth in the waters, and of every creature that creepeth upon the earth: 47 To make a difference between the unclean and the clean, and between the beast that may be eaten and the beast that may not be eaten.
Page 183 - And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air...
Page 211 - ... the teeth of man have not the slightest resemblance to those of carnivorous animals, except that their enamel is confined to the external surface (818).
Page 66 - ... therefore, their duty to eat heartily, and of such things as please their palate, be they hot, cold, or temperate; and that, were they to lead a sober life, it would be a short one. To this I answer that our kind mother, Nature, in order that old men may live still to a greater age, has contrived matters so that they should be able to subsist on little, as I do, for large quantities of food cannot be digested by old and feeble stomachs.
Page 211 - The teeth of man have not the slightest resemblance to those of carnivorous animals, except that their enamel is confined to the external surface. He possesses, indeed, teeth called canine, but they do not exceed the level of the others, and are obviously unsuited for the purposes which the corresponding teeth execute in carnivorous animals...
Page 169 - ... And the spirit cried, and rent him sore, and came out of him: and he was as one dead; insomuch that many said, He is dead.
Page i - ... pleasures of life, that the crime of squandering it is equal to the folly ; and he that for a short gratification brings weakness and diseases upon himself, and for the pleasure of a few years passed in the tumults...
Page 158 - And Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days.

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