The Roll of the Royal College of Physicians of London: 1701 to 1800 (Google eBook)

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The College, 1878 - Physicians
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Page 96 - The King to Oxford sent a troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force ; With equal skill to Cambridge books he sent, For Whigs admit no force but argument.
Page 256 - He was also a Fellow of the Royal Society and of the Society of Antiquaries, and in all respects an estimable and accomplished gentleman.
Page 79 - Specimen ; or, a Comparative Description of all the Muscles in a Man and in a Quadruped ; added is an Account of the Muscles peculiar to a Woman.
Page 208 - If I had strength enough to hold a pen, I would write how easy and pleasant a thing it is to die.
Page 412 - God;" and the promises of the Gospel, on the conditions explained by our Redeemer, were his humble but confident hope in life, and his consolation in death. If one precept appeared to be more practically approved by him than another, it was that which directs us to do unto others as we would have them to do unto us ; and this was felt and acknowledged daily by all his professional brethren in their intercourse with him.
Page 425 - Biographical Memoirs of Medicine in Great Britain, from the Revival of Literature to the Time of Harvey.
Page 232 - Mrs. Healde became a pensioner on the society for the relief of the widows and orphans of medical men, and thenceforward for many years acted in the capacity of midwife.
Page 443 - Dr Wollaston was endowed with bodily senses of extraordinary acuteness and accuracy, and with great general vigour of understanding. Trained in the discipline of the exact sciences, he had acquired a powerful command over his attention, and had habituated himself to the most rigid correctness, both of thought and of language. He was sufficiently provided with the resources of the mathematics, to be enabled to pursue with success profound...
Page 444 - ... often so minute as to be scarcely perceptible by ordinary eyes. He was remarkable, too, for the caution with which he advanced from facts to general conclusions ; a caution which, if it sometimes prevented him from reaching at once to the most sublime truths, yet rendered every step of his ascent a secure station, from which it was easy to rise to higher and more enlarged inductions.
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