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1. The Abernethian code of health & longevity, or, Every one's health in his own keeping: by the proper regulation of the stomach and bowels, in order to the attaining and securing those invaluable blessings : founded on the principles and practice of John Abernethy, Esq., F.R.S. : containing full rules for the application of this system, by suitable regimen, diet, and exercise : with an introductory view of the living functions of the animal economy, showing their mutual relation to each other, and how they severally depend on that part of the machine that influences and regulates the whole : concluding with some remarkable instances of longevity and its comparative estimate in different classes of society

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4. The art of invigorating and prolonging life: by food, clothes, air, exercise, wine, sleep &c. and peptic precepts, pointing out agreeable and effectual methods to prevent and relieve indigestion, and to regulate and strengthen the action of the stomach and bowels ; suaviter in modo, fortiter in re : to which is added, the pleasure of making a will ; finis coronat opus

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12. An easy way to prolong life: by a little attention to what we eat and drink : containing a chemical analysis : or, an enquiry into the nature and properties of all kinds of food : how far they are wholesome, and agree with the different constitutions : with some directions respecting our way of living : collected from the authorities of some of our ablest physicians

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14. An epistle to a friend, on the means of preserving health, promoting happiness: and prolonging the life of man to its natural period : being a summary view of inconsiderate and useless habits that derange the system of nature, thereby causing premature old age and death : with some thoughts on the best means of preventing and overcoming disease

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18. Extreme old age: the centenarians and nonogenarians of the metropolis, errors of the census, foreign vs. native longevity--Ireland leads the list, the old folk at home, interviews with ninety and nine New Yorkers of ninety years and over, milestones of memory, the revolution, George Washington, Napoleon I, the Rebellion of '98, amid great-great-grandchildren, indifference to hygienic surroundings--wonderful vitality

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