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Cancer And Immunity
Trained guardians against invasion. Disease represents a reaction of the organism against some harmful agent or circumstance, from external or internal sources. The balance in the reaction may favor the host, in which case the disease is overcome with or without sequelae. It may favor the causative stimulus to a degree that results in death of the organism.
Chemotherapy - A Frontal Attack
Two decades ago, one scholar of cancer expressed the opinion that to find a chemical that would make cancer disappear and leave normal tissues unharmed was almost equivalent to finding a drug given by mouth that would dissolve one ear and leave the other in place.
The Future And Cancer Research Goals
So it is in cancer research, which started at the turn of this century. Its broad aims were well defined from the beginning : to find knowledge that will allow us to prevent and to cure cancer.
Foundations Of Paris
IS THERE not something astounding about a city building itself out of its own foundations? That is what Paris has done. Except where there were formerly marshes, she is built over the very quarries from which for 1800 years, she has hewed the stone needed for the houses she has lived in, for her palaces and churches, and even for the statues with which she has ornamented her public places.
Center Of Paris
Strange as it may seem, the Opéra is not the center of the twenty thousand and odd acres which are covered by the city of Paris. The geographical center, the heart of the town, is protected, as it were, by the wings of the largest palace in the world, the Louvre; the center of Paris is the Place du Carrousel, at the very end of the avenue de l'Opéra, and immediately south of the rue de Rivoli.
Paris - Around And Around
They call the municipal divisions of Paris what we call wards or boroughs by a word which may be clumsily translated aroundments (arrondissements) ; and they are numbered. Upon a denuded map of Paris they form the shell of a snail. The innermost divisions, which are the oldest, are the smallest.
Paris - First Arrondissement
You will have neither the time nor the interest to study Paris by arrondissements, although no doubt some enterprising person may do so some day and may even write a book in twenty chapters for our guidance. In that case the first chapter would perhaps be the longest although, geographically speaking, its area (without the Tuileries Gardens) is the smallest.
Paris - The Cite
There are two islands in the Seine: the Cité, and the Ile St Louis, which was made to order, as it were, and converted into a residential section in the 17th century. If you like quiet streets and quays, and old houses in a row, walk on the Ile St Louis at dusk. It is better than a book upon 'Paris in the 17th and 18th centuries'; it is full of romance.
A Cross-section Of Paris
The Place de l'Etoile is the center of twelve avenues, spokes to its hub, all of them well built and modern. Three arrondissements meet here, the 8th, the 16th, and the 17th. A little less than five miles away to the east, and in an almost perfectly straight line, is the Place de la Nation, which is another hub to another twelve streets, less fashionable but no less interesting.
Paris - The Obelisk Came From Egypt
It had been presented but not delivered by Mohammed Ali, Viceroy of Egypt, to France. And Louis-Philippe, had the doubtful honor of seeking a way to get it to Paris. For it measured seventy-six feet and weighed two hundred and forty tons, and this was 1831, when what few steamers there were in the world were small.
Paris - Consider The Rue St Martin
Looking down on Paris from the sky or, more conveniently, upon its plan spread out on the table, you will see a long thin line which stretches from the most north-eastern point of the city limits to the point where it crosses the Seine, to keep straight on to the Cité Universitaire and on to the southwest. This line is that of the oldest commercial highway in Europe!
Walls Of Paris
The first medieval wall built (1180) around Paris made it resemble an egg, with the Seine across its middle like a broad band whose decoration was the Cité. In this diagram the highroad of St Martin divided the Seine and the island pretty equally. When, at the end of one hundred and ninety years, another wall was built, the growth of the town on the Right Bank was a sign that the marshy land had been drained somewhat.
Paris - From The Porte De La Villette
It is five miles from this Porte de la Villette, through which, in 1814, Blücher came into Paris with his army, to the Cité Universitaire. For the courageous this walk would make a striking contrast with that from the Etoile to the Nation. It is far from picturesque at its either end, for the slaughter-houses at one end and the new University Center at the other are not exactly monuments of either history or art.
Oldest House In Paris
To see it you will have to leave the straight line you are following, and after you have passed the other old church, St Nicolas, you will see the rue de Turbigo cutting the rue Réaumur. A few steps beyond their meeting to the east is the rue Volta (a much too modern name for so old a street). Turn into it. At the end of a short block is No. 3. That house was built in 1240 and has been lived in ever since.
Paris - Notre-Dame
In the old days this square was surrounded by gabled houses, of which the Cité has preserved only a very few. Fortunately they have not torn down the Cathedral. The craftsmen and architects were more in accord when this was built in the 12th century than they are to-day; the stone-masons were masters; the builders had the secret of lifting the great stones into place without any of the mechanism that we now use.
Coat-of-arms Of Paris
You will find this ship on certain public buildings, on fountains, and on the water reservoirs. You will find it protected by a lion on the fountain in front of St Sulpice and in many other unexpected places. The desire of everyone to stand at and upon the very center of France, has rubbed the outlines of the ship, so that it is not very clear.
Paris - Rue St Jacques
Before you leave this place, look back at the rue St Martin on your left and then towards your right, up the rue St Jacques, beyond the Petit Pont and its short street. As I have said, you could find Roman pavement underneath this you are treading, if the authorities would let you dig. Until 1860 this was the most crowded street on the Left Bank.
Paving Paris
They have been paving Paris ever since 1190; that year it cost fourteen thousand livres, and a livre had at least five times the buying power of the pre-war franc. It was Gerard de Poissy who financed the work. But in his day not even the first six arrondissements were occupied; the king only asked that the important thoroughfares be paved with big stones.
Paris - Perspectives
There is no city in the world where so many streets have prows to them, and seem to be bearing down upon you, as here in Paris. Call them flat-iron blocks if you will; they are ships at anchor. Some of them loom up out of space like the one between the rue de la Lune and the rue de Beauregard so well named : street of the Moon and street of the Gracious Glance which meet above the street level of the Boulevard of Good Tidings (Bonne Nouvelle).
Circumnavigating Paris
If you could walk the twenty-one miles around Paris on the Outer Boulevards, you would see the town from a new angle besides accomplishing a feat which as far as I know has never been consciously undertaken except by myself and my companion upon the jaunt. We found it worth while, although not particularly exciting.
Port Of Paris
THE Seine is a thoroughfare through Paris for millions of tons of raw materials, foodstuffs, and even merchandise. That fact does not take from its picturesque possibilities or from its historic importance as the reason for the very existence of Paris.
Paris Hansa
It is a pity that there are no water-coaches today running between Montereau and Paris on the one side, and between Mantes and Paris on the other. For those two towns marked the limits of the power of a 12th-and 13th-century organization, called the Paris Hansa (or Union).
Paris - Tugboats And Barges
There are boats tugboats and barges on the river, and they may serve very well as a lesson in French. At Paris, a Seine barge may be anything from a berrichon, a mar-gota, a flute, to a chaland. It all depends upon the size, and the sizes range from those a hundred to those one hundred and fifty feet long, from fifteen feet broad to twenty-five.
Bridges Of Paris
If the bridges on either side of the Cité and the one which connects that island with the Ile St Louis are counted, there are thirty-three bridges within the city limits of Paris. Their first building would make a connected story of Paris if they were taken chronologically.
Paris - Canal Of St Martin
It is because the skill and generosity of St Martin appeal equally to the people of France, that you can see the episode of his cutting his cape in two, cut into the stones of many a church. In Paris, for instance, it is to be found on the walls of the old church of St Séverin in the Latin Quarter.
Autosuggestion - Clinic Of Emile Coue
THE clinic of Emile Coué, where Induced Autosuggestion is applied to the treatment of disease, is situated in a pleasant garden attached to his house at the quiet end of the rue Jeanne d'Arc in Nancy. It was here that I visited him in the early summer of 1921, and had the pleasure for the first time of witnessing one of his consultations.
Autosuggestion - A Few Of Coues Cures
To give the reader a better idea of the results which Induced Autosuggestion is yielding, I shall here de-scribe a few further cases of which I was myself in some part a witness, and thereafter let some of Coué's patients speak for themselves through the medium of their letters.
Autosuggestion - The Children's Clinic
IN different parts of France a little band of workers recruited almost exclusively from the ranks of former patients, is propagating the ideas of Emile Coué with a success which almost rivals that of their master. Among these helpers none is more devoted or more eminently successful than Mlle. Kauffmant.
Autosuggestion - Thought Is A Force
AUTOSUGGESTION is not a pseudo-religion like Christian Science or New Thought. It is a scientific method based on the discoveries of psychology. The traditional psychology was regarded by the layman, not without some cause, as a dull and seemingly use-less classification of our conscious faculties.
Autosuggestion - Thought And Will
IF we can get the Unconscious to accept an idea, realisation follows automatically. The only difficulty which confronts us in the practice of Induced Autosuggestion is to ensure acceptation, and that is a difficulty which no method prior to that of Emile Coué has satisfactorily surmounted.
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