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Can the Stature be in any way affected by the Will?

Nature volume 6, pages 533534 | Download Citation

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IT is written that “no man by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature;” but if there be any truth in the following extract from Babbage's “Passages in the Life of a Philosopher,” it appears that man can, at all events, voluntarily deduct nearly an equivalent amount from his height.

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