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Page 292 - The Philosophy of Domestic Economy ,• as exemplified in the mode of Warming, Ventilating, Washing, Drying, and Cooking, and in various arrangements contributing to the...
Page 157 - August, 1815, it shall not be lawful for any person or persons (except persons already in practice as such), to practice as an Apothecary in any part of England or Wales, unless he or they shall have been examined by the Court of Examiners, or the major part of them, and have received a Certificate of his or their being duly qualified to practise as such, from the said Court of Examiners...
Page 156 - Apothecary, shall be required to produce Testimonials of having served an apprenticeship of not less than five years to an Apothecary, of having attained the full age of twenty-one years, and being of a good moral conduct.
Page 439 - He who has not made the experiment, or who is not accustomed to require rigorous accuracy from himself, will scarcely believe how much a few hours take from certainty of knowledge, and distinctness of imagery ; how the succession of objects will be broken, how separate parts will be confused, and how many particular features and discriminations will be compressed and conglobated into one gross and general idea.
Page 254 - Truth scarce ever yet carried it by vote anywhere at its first appearance : new opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common '. But truth, like gold, is not the less so for being newly brought out of the mine.
Page 508 - Forasmuch as the science and cunning of physic and surgery (to the perfect knowledge whereof be requisite Loth great learning and ripe experience) is daily within this realm exercised by a great multitude of ignorant persons, of whom the greater part have no manner of insight in the same, nor in any other kind of learning; some also...
Page 202 - When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee: and put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.
Page 184 - Quadrupeds and birds to be preserved by taking off their skins, which may be easily done, by making an incision in a straight line, from the vent to the throat, and removing the skin by means of a blunt knife. The skull and bones of the legs and feet are to be left. The brain, eyes, and tongue, ought also to be extracted. The skin, in order that it may be preserved from decay, should be also rubbed on the outside with some one of the following compositions: 1st, tanners...
Page 471 - It appears to them incontrovertible, that this disease is capable of being transported from one place to another, as in cases of ordinary contagion or infection, and also to possess the power of propagating itself by the same means that acknowledged contagions do, that is, by the acquisition of fresh materials with which to assimilate.