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James

(jāmz),
George C.W., U.S. radiologist, 1915-1972. See: Swyer-James syndrome, Swyer-James-MacLeod syndrome.

James

(jāmz),
Thomas N., 20th-century U.S. cardiologist and physiologist. See: James fibers, James tracts.
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Consequently James stooped, and--in a purely brotherly way--kissed Violet.
It was no part of James's duties as assistant-master at Harrow House to wander about bestowing brotherly kisses on housemaids.
In a few days after this conversation it was fully settled that James should go to Clifford Hall, in a month or six weeks, as it suited his master, and in the meantime he was to get all the practice in driving that could be given to him.
Angell's conclusion, after discussing the experiments of Sherrington and Cannon, is: "I would therefore submit that, so far as concerns the critical suggestions by these two psychologists, James's essential contentions are not materially affected." If it were necessary for me to take sides on this question, I should agree with this conclusion; but I think my thesis as to the analysis of emotion can be maintained without coming to.
According to our definitions, if James is right, an emotion may be regarded as involving a confused perception of the viscera concerned in its causation, while if Cannon and Sherrington are right, an emotion involves a confused perception of its external stimulus.
James Williams sat a girl in a loose tan jacket and a straw hat adorned with grapes and roses.
But if his description seems to follow that of James Williams, divest it of anything Cloverdalian.
"We're just setting the house in order, Alan," said James, in his frightened and somewhat fawning way.
"The Tom Cribb's Arms," said James, blushing deeply.
"But you are fond of riding, Miss Brooke," Sir James presently took an opportunity of saying.
King James tells us how one night he could not sleep, try as he might.
James Harthouse continued to lounge in the same place and attitude, smoking his cigar in his own easy way, and looking pleasantly at the whelp, as if he knew himself to be a kind of agreeable demon who had only to hover over him, and he must give up his whole soul if required.