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Seminalia (Paperback) Loot Price: R341
Discovery Miles 3 410
Seminalia (Paperback): Joseph E. Ralph

Seminalia (Paperback)

Joseph E. Ralph

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Loot Price R341 Discovery Miles 3 410

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ...the urinary canal and prostate gland, always results under such circumstances; and these favor the occurrence of nocturnal and diurnal emissions as serious, and perhaps more dificult of cure than those produced by masturbation, because it is impossible to act directly on the memory or the imagination.' 'It is not sufficient then to prevent all material action on the genital organs; it is necessary also to pi vent all erotic excitement of the senses and all concentration of the ideas on lascivious objects. Fortune's favors are so distributed that numbers live in absolute indolence without being blamed by the world, because they demand nothing of any one. This inaction produces results, the only remedy for which that I am aware of, is daily fatigue of the body by various kinds of exercise.' Solitude should be discouraged in young people under any and all circumstances as most dangerous in its tendencies. The custom some have of shutting children up for punishment, sometimes by the day or two together--and I have known it carried to the length of a week--and still worse if preceded by a whipping, is most reprehensible. The ignorance that exists on this subject is almost universal; the very best-meaning and affectionate parents often do that in "the training of their children, the bare idea of which, if understood in all its bearings, would appal them. Again, boys and girls who are very studious and naturally seek retirement, should not have a too separate or distinct chamber assigned to them, and most especially those who have artistic tastes--who delight in drawing or painting, are always more impressionable, of a voluptuous or imaginative mould, and their 'studio' though suitable and quiet, should, as much as possible, be occupied by...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Joseph E. Ralph
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-08030-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-08030-9
Barcode: 9781230080307

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