\ˈanɪmˌɪst], \ˈanɪmˌɪst], \ˈa_n_ɪ_m_ˌɪ_s_t]\
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By Noah Webster.
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
One who, following the example of Stahl, refers all the phenomena of the animal ecomony to the soul, An'imism. The soul, according to Stahl, is the immediate and intelligent agent of every movement, and of every material change in the body. Stahl therefore concluded, that disease is nothing more than a disturbance or disorder in the government of the economy, or an effort by which the soul, attentive to every morbific cause, endeavours to expel whatever may be deranging the habitual order of health. See Stablianism.
By Robley Dunglison
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Mrs Caroline Lee Hentz (Whiting)
- An American writer of popular romances; born at Lancaster, Mass., 1800; died Marianna, Fla., Feb. 11, 1856. Among her works may be named: "Aunt Patty's Scrap-Bag"(1846); "The Mob Cap"(1848); Planter's Northern Bride"(1854); etc.