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" ... describe, who see all the operation but feel not the knife. This singular condition was not the result of any mental process. The shake annihilated fear, and allowed no sense of horror in looking round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably... "
The Medical World - Page 167
1888
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The Living Age ..., Volume 100

1869
...and allowed no sense of horror in looking round at the beast." This peculiar state is probably felt in all animals killed by the carnívora; and if so,...benevolent Creator, for lessening the pain of death. The People's Magazine. HDSHI " I CAN scarcely hear," she murmured, " For my heart beats loud and fiist,...
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Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or ..., Volume 25

Victoria Institute (Great Britain) - Religion and science - 1892
...round at the beast. Tliis peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the caruivora ; and, if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death." In referring to this same passage, my late father mentions a very similar experience undergone by a...
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Vital Lies, Simple Truths: The Psychology of Self Deception

Daniel Goleman - Psychology - 1996 - 288 pages
...This condition, Livingstone conjectured, "is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent creator for lessening the pain of death." While there is a sentimental appeal to Livingstone's proposal, a different interpretation seems more...
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Back to Darwin: The Scientific Case for Deistic Evolution

Michael Anthony Corey - Science - 1994 - 434 pages
...looking round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by carnivora; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death. Given our present understanding of endogenous pain-killing systems, Livingstone's conclusion is particularly...
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A Desert Bestiary: Folklore, Literature, and Ecological Thought from the ...

Gregory McNamee - Social Science - 1996 - 166 pages
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death. Meriwether Lewis, traveling in Montana, came less uncomfortably close to Felis concolor, the mountain...
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The Secrets of Serotonin: The Natural Plan For Mood Enhancement, Appetite ...

Carol Hart - Health & Fitness - 1996 - 290 pages
...guessed that all animals might have a similar experience when attacked by a predator, "and if so, [it] is a merciful provision by our benevolent creator for lessening the pain of death." Although the stress of an emergency can activate the body's pain control system, stress more generally...
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Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma : the Innate Capacity to Transform ...

Peter A. Levine, Ann Frederick - Psychology - 1997 - 274 pages
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivore; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent creator for lessening the pain of death." [Italics mine] The best way to define dissociation is through the experience of it. In its mildest...
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Creating Mind: How the Brain Works

John E. Dowling - Science - 1998 - 212 pages
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent creator for lessening the pain of death. Other receptors and endogenous substances may mediate similar types of phenomena. For example, a receptor...
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David Livingstone: Man of Prayer and Action

C. Silvester Horne - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 129 pages
...argues that "this peculiar state is probably produced in all humans and animals killed by the carnivora and, if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death." So interesting does Livingstone find these observations, that it seems as if he must have been almost...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Improving Your IQ

Richard Pellegrino, Michael Politis - Self-Help - 1998 - 266 pages
...that was happening... This peculiar state is probably produced by all animals killed by the carnrvora; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent creator for lessening the pain of death."(David Livingston, Scottish traveler and explorer.) Use Your Head All scientific advances can...
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