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Page 42 - You, gallant Vernon, saw The miserable scene ; you, pitying, saw To infant weakness sunk the warrior's arm ; Saw the deep-racking pang, the ghastly form, The lip pale quivering, and the beamless eye No more with ardour bright: you heard the groans Of agonizing ships, from shore to shore; Heard, nightly plunged amid the sullen waves, The frequent corse...
Page 41 - World extending itself also to this region of the globe, and mitigating the excess of its fervour. While the negro on the coast of Africa is scorched with unremitting heat, the inhabitant of Peru breathes an air equally mild and temperate, and is perpetually shaded under a canopy of grey clouds, which intercepts the fierce beams of the sun, without obstructing his friendly influence.
Page 134 - Hospitals," it is provided, that Letters Testimonial of the College of Surgeons in Ireland shall be laid before the Grand Juries in the said Act mentioned, previous to the requiring or making any Presentment of any sum of Money to be Surgeon of any Infirmary or Hospital by such Grand Juries: AND whereas it is just and expedient that the provisions of the said Acts should be extended to the Members of the Royal College of Surgeons in London and in Edinburgh; BE it therefore Enacted, That the Members...
Page 264 - A Practical and Historical Treatise on Consumptive Diseases, deduced from Original Observations, and collected from Authors of all Ages.
Page 292 - Okey was taken by mistake (going ' of himself to the enemy, thinking they had been friends), and Captain Guilliams slain in a charge. We took Sir Bernard Astley ; and killed Sir Richard Crane, — one very considerable with the Prince. We had a council of war concerning the storming of the Town, about eight days before we took it; and in that there appeared great unwillingness to the work, through the unseasonableness of the weather, and other apparent difficulties.
Page 497 - But in consumption the prospect is far different: it is probable, that, without assistance, not one case in a thousand of the disease would recover ; and, with the utmost power of art, perhaps not more than one in a hundred will be found curable.
Page 244 - Danger of his Cooling Treatment of the Gout. By John Ring, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in London, and of the Medical Societies of London and Paris.
Page 63 - Two years ago, in the winter season, the face became affected, during the course of one night, in the following manner : all the muscles of the right side of the face were drawn into a state of spasmodic contraction ; the sensibility of the skin became much impaired, the contact of an external object inducing a feeling of numbness ; there were a degree of swelling, and considerable pain ; and a sense of rigidity was felt in the muscles of the right side of the neck.