Addison's disease

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a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin

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Geoffrey Crayon as dreamer and idler presents his own comic foibles and eccentricities; he is a gentleman who displays a humorist's profile in the Addisonian sense, not deserving the full scorn of ridicule from the reader; he is someone who humors others as he would have them humor him.
By contrast, the essay of Addisonian judgment is superior to its counterparts (that is, the salon, the letter, the coffeehouse) because, to Woolf, it seems bolder, more individualistic, and less porous to corrupting influences.
One may even go so far as to apply Johnson's criticism of Virgil to himself and claim that Johnson's judgment is "overborn by his avarice" of the Addisonian "treasures.
Robbie Powell's tragic case leaves us in no doubt that we need to raise awareness of Addison's, that we need our doctors to know how to recognise, treat and manage the condition and that we must work to ensure that no other Addisonian child ever dies in the same needless way as Robbie Powell.
In Nicholas Phillipson's account, Scottish intellectuals responded to the challenge of the Union--to the offer of free trade instead of a free parliament--by promoting a revolution in Scottish manners, developing through the Addisonian essay and other writings an understanding of civic morality appropriate to a commercial society: an understanding that virtue was to be found within such a society, "but away from the world of business, politics and fashion," in sociability, polite conversation, the pursuit of literature (Phillipson 26-27).
To bring Akenside's work to life, it needs to be related both to the Addisonian politeness project and to the 'patriot' programme of the late 1730s and early 1740s.
He begins with a study of the relationship of deism and aesthetics; examines the theories of Shaftesbury and Addison; turns to the novel's contribution to aesthetics at the hands of Fielding, Cleland, Sterne, and Goldsmith; and concludes with a review of the relationship of the picturesque to Addisonian theory with a kind of postscript on the evolution of commentaries on Hogarth's works.
The effect of approaching the birth of political economy through the alternative paradigms of civic humanism, Addisonian morality and natural jurisprudence is that it appears to have far more to do with morality than with science.
But despite this Addisonian device and Johnsonian purposefulness, the 'Inspector' gradually reveals itself to be a subtle exploration of the possibilities of disguising a reactionary, ego-bruised maleness as merely benevolent patronizing.
The narrator's Addisonian frame separates author as well as audience from the characters and situations portrayed much as a travel narrative separates voyager from exotic natives.
Specifically, RU 486/PG abortion poses substantial adverse risks to women with: asthma, epilepsy, diabetes, glaucoma, adrenal insufficiency, kidney disease, liver disorder, pulmonary disorder, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal disorders or intestinal disease, addisonian crisis susceptibility, prior use of steroid medication, prior use of some non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory medications like aspirin, recent use of hormonal contraception or presence of an IUD, recent Caesarean section, anemia, sickle cell anemia, hematologic or coagulation disorders, evidence of threatened abortion or ongoing spontaneous miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, uterine fibroids or uterine anomalies.
The argument is thus both a critique of `evolutionist' histories of a esthetics and of naive Addisonian accounts of the `invention' of the arts as spectacles for refined connoisseurs and a carefully worked argument for considering romantic a esthetics in terms of the socio-economic status of the eighteenth-century German writers on the subject.
From postmaster John Campbell's struggles to maintain his monopoly and the New England Courant's battle of wits over Cotton Mather's endorsement of smallpox inoculation to "Proteus Echo's" efforts to translate Addisonian "politeness" to an American venue, he captures the nuances of local journalism for modem readers.
Moreover, the constitution and by laws of Fukuzawa's Mita Enzetsukai, established within a few, months of his translation of "American Debation," are clearly modeled on the "Constitution, By-laws, and Rules of Order of the Addisonian Society of the City of New York," one of two sample constitutions reprinted in McElligott.