How To Live Long – Part 4

#25. “The thinnest veil or silk handkerchief thrown over the face while riding or walking against a cold wind is remarkably comfortable protection.”
#26. “When alcohol was first introduced into the world in its concentrated form, about the year one thousand, it was called “Aqua Vitae,” the water of life, the great catholicon for human maladies, but it soon became the “Aqua Mortis,” the water of death, the source of mortal woes incalculable, hence the curious lines: – “Is ‘Aqua’ alcohol? Yes, aquafortis; ‘Aqua vitae’ once, Now ‘Aqua Mortis.'”

#27. “Many men with a Bible, a Concordance, a Hymn Book, and vigorous health, become more efficient ministers of the gospel than others who, with the advantage of splendid libraries, and the disadvantage of being sickly, have been but cumberers of the ground.”
#28. “To sleep well, a man must work hard.”

#29. “If thrown into the water and the strength is failing, turn on the back with only the nose and toes out of the water, hands downward and clasped. This should be practiced while learning to swim, as a means of resting from great fatigue in swimming.”
#30. “We shrink with horror at the thought that we, our wives or our children, may possibly die in a mad-house, and yet it can be made impossible by a reasonable attention to the laws of life and health and by an active, stirring life.”

#31. “Exercise to the extent of great fatigue, does more harm than good.”
#32. “Never sit or stand with the wind blowing on you for a single moment, for it speedily produces a chill, to be followed with a fever and then a bad cold.”

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