Passages from the Diary of a Late Physician, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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William Blackwood & Sons, 1838 - Medicine
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Page 368 - It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.
Page 242 - Yet once more, O ye laurels, and once more Ye myrtles brown, with ivy never sere, I come to pluck your berries harsh and crude, And with forced fingers rude, Shatter your leaves before the mellowing year.
Page 235 - ... is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting : for that in the end of all men ; and the living will lay it to his heart.
Page 242 - Bitter constraint and sad occasion dear Compels me to disturb your season due; For Lycidas is dead, dead ere his prime, Young Lycidas, and hath not left his peer.
Page 40 - But when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, ' Fear not : believe only, and she ' shall be made whole.' And when he came into the house, he suffered no man to go in, save Peter, and James, and John, and the father and the mother of the maiden. And all wept, and bewailed her : but he said, ' Weep not ; she is not dead, ' but sleepeth." And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead. And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, ' Maid, arise.' And her spirit...
Page 188 - I shall never be moved : Lord, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong." Thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled: I cried to thee, O Lord; and unto the Lord I made supplication.
Page 40 - ... that she was not hid, she came trembling, and falling down before him, she declared unto him before all the people for what cause she had touched him, and how she was healed immediately.
Page 38 - PEACE be to this house, and to all that dwell in it. IT When he cometh into the sick man's presence, he shall say, kneeling down, REMEMBER not, LORD, our iniquities, nor the iniquities of our forefathers ; Spare us, good LORD, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed with thy most precious blood ; and be not angry with us for ever.
Page 7 - The little vapour rapidly expanded, Lowering and thickening till it hid the sun, And threw a starless night upon the sea. Eagerly, tremblingly, I watch'd the end.
Page 4 - The visitor just alluded to, by the way — was a Miss Agnes P , a girl of about twenty-one, the daughter of an old friend and patient of mine. Her mother, a widow, (with no other child than this,) resided in a village about fifty miles from town— from which she was expected, in a few days' time, to take her daughter back again into the country.

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