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THE

PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL,

AND

MAGAZINE OF MORAL SCIENCE,

FOR THE YEAR 1844.

VOL. XVII.

VOX» VII. "OF THE ETEW SERIES/

Quiconque a une trop haute idée de la force et de la justesse de ses raisonne-
mens pour se croire obligé de les soumettre à une expérience mille et mille fois
répétée, ne perfectionnera jamais la physiologie du cerveau,—Gall.

The first business of philosophy is to account for things as they are; and till
our theories will do this, they ought not to be the ground of any practical con-
clusion.—Malthus.

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Sect. I. Miscellaneous Papees.

Pago

1. Mr Hytche on the effects of School-flogging, . . 1

2. W. R. Lowe on the "New Organs" of Mr Spencer Hall, 8

3. Dr Kombst on the Application of Phrenology to History and

Politics, ....... 14

4. Mr Braid on the Phenomena of Phreno-Mesmerism, . . 18

5. Mr Combe's Phrenological Observations in Germany and Italy, 26

Sect. II. Cases And Facts.

1. Three cases of Homicidal Insanity:—

1. Case of a Danish Woman. By Dr Otto of Copenhagen, . 32

2. Case of an American Lady. By Dr Amariah Biuoham, . 33

3. Case of Mattos Lobo, a Portuguese, . - . .35

2. Mr Hytche on the Cerebral Development of Conveyancing

Lawyers, ....... 37

3. Facts relative to Mesmerism. By Mr Charles Metmott, 38

4. Seven cases from the American Phrenological Journal, . 42-46

5. Case of Hysteria, with extreme acuteness of certain Senses.

Communicated by Sir G. S. Mackenzie, Bart., . . 47

Sect. III. Notices or Books.

1. The German Phrenological Journal, No. III., . . .51

2. Harwood's Lecture on the object of the Sunday Lectures at

the Beaumont Square Philosophical Institution, London, 53

3. Sampson's Letter to Dr Forbes on the Treatment of Criminals, 58

4. Lang on Mesmerism, ...... 65

5. The British Medical Journals :—

1. The Medico-Chirurgical Review, . . . .80

2. The Lancet, ..... ^ 68

3. The Medical Times, . . . 88

4. The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, . . 92

6. Our Library Table :—

1. The Zoist, No. III., for October 1843, ... 93

2. The Phrenological Almanac, No. III., for 1844, . . 94

3. The Phrenological Library: Gall on the Functions of the Brain, 95

4. Spurzheim's Outlines of Phrenology, Glasgow Edition, . 96

6. The People's Edition of Dr Combe's Physiology applied to

Health and Education, ..... 96

6. The People's Phrenological Journal, Parts VIII. to XI., . 97

Sect. IV. Intelligence, &c.

Proceedings of the Phrenological Association, session of 1843—
Edinburgh — The Phrenological Society versus Dr Robert
Verity—Lectures on Phrenology — Lectures on Mesmero-
Phrenology—Proceedings of the Christian Phrenological So-
ciety—Sheffield Phrenological Society—Wolverhampton—
Lancaster Phrenological Society—Jamaica—Death of Dr

Aberdeen—Alloa—Liverpool—Manchester: Mr Bally's Phrenolo-

g'cal Exhibition; Conversazioni at the Royal Institution;
ev. J. W. Massie's Denunciation of Phrenology—Sheffield
—Lectures on Phrenology in England; Lecture on the Brain
by Mr Solly—Lectures in Germany—Mr Simpson's Lectures
to the Working Classes —Baths—Mesmero-Phrenology in
Liverpool and Wolverhampton—The Phrenological Associa-
tion; Letter from Mr Sampson—Aberration in Appreciation
of Colours—Paris Phrenological Society—BethlemHospital—
Festivals in Lunatic Asylums—Death of Mr Thomas Higham

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