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THE

PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL,

AND

MAGAZINE OF MORAL SCIENCE,

FOR THE YEAR 1844.

VOL. XVII.

OR

VOL. VII. OF THE NEW 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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MACLACHLAN, STEWART, & CO.;
SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, & Co., LONDON;

D. ROBERTSON, GLASGOW; AND
WILEY & PUTNAM, NEW YORK.

MDCCCXLIV.

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No. LXXVIII.

SECT. I. MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS.

Page

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,

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 BRIGHAM, 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 MEYMOTT, 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 OF 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,

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

5. 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

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SECT. I. MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS.

1. Mr Combe on the Application of Phrenology to the Fine Arts, 113

2. Address on Early Shop-shutting,

140

3. Mr Cull on the Organ named Language, and its Function, 145

4. Reliques and Anecdotes of Dr Gall. Communicated by Messrs

R. R. Noel and Gustav Von Struve,

153

5. Mr Prideaux on the Fallacies of Phreno-Magnetism,

158

SECT. II. CASES AND FACTS.

1. Dr Prichard on the Connection of Insanity with Diseases in the

Organs of Physical Life; and illustrative Case,

168

2. Phreno- Magnetic Cases, by Mr T. B. Brindley,

3. Dr Brigham's Observations on the Size and Shape of the Head in

the Insane,

176

4. Cases confirmatory of the Functions of the Anterior Lobes, 178

SECT. III. NOTICES OF Books.

1. Sweetser's Mental Hygiene,

179

2. Brande's Dictionary of Science, &c., Article PHRENOLOGY, 190

3. The Medical Journals :-

1. British and Foreign Medical Review,

191

2. Medical Gazette,

202

3. Lancet,

• 202

4. Medical Times,

203

4. Our Library Table:-

1. Dr Webster on the Statistics of Bethlem Hospital,

204

2. Translation of Dr Gall on the Brain, Parts IV. and V., 207

3. Dr Caldwell on Physical Education,

207

4. The Zoist, No. IV.,

207

5. The Illuminated Magazine, Nos. VII. and VIII.,

208

6. The Phreno-Magnet, Vol. I.,

208

SECT. IV. INTELLIGENCE, &c.

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

gical Exhibition ; Conversazioni at the Royal Institution;
Rev. 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 -BathsMesmero-Phrenology in
Liverpool and Wolverhampton-The Phrenological Associa-
tion ; Letter from Mr Sampson-Aberration in Appreciation
of Colours-Paris Phrenological Society-Bethlem Hospital-
Festivals in Lunatic Asylums- Death of Mr Thomas Higham

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