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The Pulse.

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Any one may do a casual act of good nature, but a continuation of them shows itis a part of the temperature; and certainly, added I, if it is the same blood which comes from the heart which descends to the extremes (touching her wrist), I am sure you must have one of the best pulses of any woman in the world. Feel it, said she, holding out her arm. So, laying down my hat, I took hold of her fingers in one hand, and applied the two forefingers of my other to the artery.

Would to heaven! my dear Eugenius, thou hadst passed by, and beheld me sitting in my black coat, and in my lackadaisical manner, counting the throbs of it, one by one, with as much true devotion as if I had been watching the critical ebb or flow of her fever! (p. 91)

A full-page photogravure of a man and a woman sitting in a shop with a counter, and an eighteenth-century mirror; they are dressed as in the eighteenth century.



138 x 171mm (5.4 x 6.7 inches)

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1400 dots per inch



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