A popular view of homoeopathy (Google eBook)

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Radde, 1835 - Homeopathy - 243 pages
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Page 42 - Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff : you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them, they are not worth the search.
Page 51 - Kent. Vex not his ghost. O, let him pass! He hates him That would upon the rack of this tough world Stretch him out longer.
Page 25 - Of the effects of the Moon on animal life, very many instances could be cited. I have seen, in Africa, newly-littered young perish in a few hours, at the mother's side, if exposed to the rays of the full moon : fish become rapidly putrid ; and meat, if left exposed, incurable or unpreservable by salt: the mariner, heedlessly sleeping on the deck, becoming afflicted with...
Page 52 - Go up into Gilead, and take balm, O virgin, the daughter of Egypt: in vain shalt thou use many medicines; for thou shalt not be cured.
Page 25 - ... at times the face hideously swollen, if exposed during sleep to the moon's rays ; the maniac's paroxysms renewed with fearful vigour at the full and change ; and the cold damp chill of the ague supervening on the ascendancy of this apparently mild yet powerful luminary. Let her influence over this earth be studied ; it is more powerful than is generally known.
Page 55 - And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know.
Page 15 - Tut, man ! one fire burns out another's burning, One pain is lessened by another's anguish. Turn giddy, and be holp by backward turning : One desperate grief cures with another's languish. Take thou some new infection to thine eye, And the rank poison of the old will die.
Page 25 - ... animal and vegetable nature. As regards the latter, it may be stated that there are certainly thirteen springs and thirteen autumns, in Demerara, in the year; for so many times does the sap of trees ascend to the branches, and descend to the roots. For example...
Page 41 - Regarding these first experiments in proving drugs on the healthy, Everest says : f " Inasmuch as the action of the same substance varied according to the age, sex, and idiosyncrasy of the subject to whom it was administered, it was not considered sufficient to experiment on a few individuals. His own family were all pressed into the service, and each substance was tried in various doses on many different persons, under every possible variety of circumstance, and beneath the immediate inspection...
Page 57 - Although in a work like the present it would be out of place...

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