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Health in the House

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THIS useful book consists of twenty-five lectures on Elementary Physiology in its application to the daily wants of Man and Animals, delivered to the wives and children of working-men in Leeds and Saltaire. It will be found a great help to national schoolmasters and others engaged in education, who may desire to give their pupils clear ideas of the structure and life of man, together with a practical knowledge of the necessity of fresh air and cleanliness in their daily life. At the end of the book will be found questions on some of the lectures, a list of works useful for preparing lectures, and tables of foods most suitable for health.

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