and that it tends also to propel humours towards the surface of the body; and that, consequently, the patient doth void them by perspiration.
And it is equally true, that when the shock is passed upon a set of vessels, but especially the arteries leading to any particular part, and the shock passing in conformity to
the motion of the arteries, it doth assist them in forming a redundancy in that part to which the arteries lead, the shock being in due force.
From all that hath been said on the subject, may be learned these two things: First, That in order to affect diseases in a proper manner, there should be a judicious attention to the direction
of the shock; and, secondly, That as there hath been no knowledge of this particular matter, nor indeed of any thing founded on rational principle, respecting medical electricity,
it is no very great marvel that it is in no high estimation among the generality of mankind.
Any man may use a machine; but he must be well instructed, that doth it properly.
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