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Page 322 - It is not to be doubted that if the children received into these hospitals had been left to the management of their parents, taking the chance of all the difficulties in which they might be involved, a much greater proportion of them would have reached the age of manhood, and have become useful members of the state.
Page 355 - Works of Dr. John Brown. To which is prefixed, a Biographical Account of the Author, by WILLIAM CULLEN BROWN, MD lately one of the Presidents of the Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh.
Page 515 - Cold, as a Remedy in certain Difeafes ; with an Appendix, containing an Account of fome Experiments made with a View to afcertain the Effects of Cold Water upon the Pulfe.
Page 72 - Nay, the circumstance of his having' come from a tavern, with even the effluvium of liquor about him, are signs not always to be trusted; for these haunts of seamen and soldiers are often the sources of infection,"— Trotter.
Page 353 - cancer is not a disease which immediately takes place in a healthy part of the body, but one for the production of which it is necessary that the part should have undergone some previous change connected with disease...
Page 488 - Arrangement of all the Articles admitted by the Colleges of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, &c.
Page 480 - ... of a few days, weeks, or months, and has complete intermissions, at first for years, but afterwards for shorter periods. The gout attacks men much more frequently than women. There is one distressful circumstance which distinguishes this disorder ; it has no intermission and but slight remissions, for during the remainder of the patient's life the nodes gradually enlarge, impeding more and more the motion of the limb ; the malady spreads • to other joints, without leaving or producing any alleviation...