REFLECTIONS

Diagnosis

The diagnostics of one remedy offer here a supplement and correction to another, and also show one and the same remedy in different lights. They are based, not upon mere abstractions, new stand-points, and the like, out upon provings and clinical observations, i. e. upon facts of medicine according to Nature’s laws, and are gained by the rules of the art of observation ; and it is interesting to follow up the laws of Nature
which reflect themselves in these facts.

Sexual passion, often combined with jealousy, is intimately related on the one hand to cruelty, on the other to affected devoutness. In anger and sexual passion the secretion of saliva is increased ; in a paroxysm of fear diminished.