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THE

HARBINGER OF HEALTH;

CONTAINING

MEDICAL PRESCRIPTIONS

FOR THE

HUMAN BODY AND MIND.

BY

A NDR EW JACKSON DAVIS.

Complete in Que Volume.

Health is the first condition of Happiness.
The Angels help those who help themselves.

FIGHTEENTI EDITTON.',

BOSTON:

COLBY & RICH,
BANNER PUBLISHING HOUSE,
No. 9 MONTGOMERY PLACE.

1879.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1861,

BY ANDREW JACKSON DAVIS,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, in and for the Sonthero

District of New York,

Trow's
PRINTING AND BOOKBINDING CO.
205-213 East 12th St.,

NEW YORK.

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The author would confer a few moments with every one who proposes to take refuge in this HARBINGER OF HEALTH The present work is, perhaps, a vestibu’e to some new temple of life, health, and happiness. It is, however, deemed judicious to ask and answer a few practical questions in the presence of the reader, so that the aims and objects of this volume may be fully understood :

QUESTion. What is the chief end of the earthly life of man ?

ANSWER. To individualize his spirit, and prepare it for the Summer Land.

Q. What is the first condition of such individnalization and preparation?
A. Physical health.
Q. In what does physical health consist ?

A. In symmetry of development, energy of Will, harmony of function, and bodily purity.

Q. How can these results be obtained ?

A. First, by inheriting a sound constitution ; second, by obeying the law of temperance in regard to foods and drinks ; third, by giving free play and equal exercise to the muscular system ; fourth, by exerting the Will-power to keep the passions in subjection; fifth and lastly, by sleeping and working and living in accordance with the requirements of Nature's Laws

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