The North American journal of homeopathy, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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American Medical Union, 1852 - Health & Fitness
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Page 260 - Till the slow plague shall bring the fatal hour. Glide softly to thy rest then ; Death should come Gently, to one of gentle mould like thee, As light winds wandering through groves of bloom Detach the delicate blossom from the tree. Close thy sweet eyes, calmly, and without pain ; And we will trust in God to see thee yet again.
Page 412 - That man is not the discoverer of any art who first says the thing ; but he who says it so long, and so loud, and so clearly, that he compels mankind to hear him the man who is so deeply impressed with the importance of the discovery that he will take no denial, but, at the risk of fortune, and fame, pushes through all opposition, and is determined that what he thinks he has discovered shall not perish for want of a fair trial.
Page 199 - held an opinion, almost amounting to conviction, in common, I believe,. with many other lovers of natural knowledge, that the various forms under which the forces of matter are made manifest have one common origin; in other words, are so directly related and mutually dependent, that they are convertible, as it were, into one another, and possess equivalents of power in their action.
Page 105 - ... 3. That, consequently, in a considerable proportion of diseases, it would fare as well, or better, with patients, in the actual condition of the medical art, as more generally practised, if all remedies, at least all active remedies, especially drugs, were abandoned. We repeat our readiness to admit these inferences as just, and to abide by the consequences of their adoption.
Page 341 - One of the leaves slightly touched the first three fingers of my left hand : at the time I only perceived a slight pricking, to which I paid no attention. This was at seven in the morning. The pain continued to increase ; in an hour it had become intolerable ; it seemed as if some one was rubbing my fingers with a hot iron.
Page 105 - That in a lesser, but still not a small proportion, the disease is cured by nature, in spite of them ; in other words, their interference opposing, instead of assisting the cure.
Page 341 - ... fingers with a hot iron. Nevertheless there was no remarkable appearance ; neither swelling, nor pustule, nor inflammation. The pain rapidly spread along the arm as far as the armpit. I was then seized with frequent sneezing, and with a copious running at the nose, as if I had caught a violent cold in the head.
Page 452 - ... Society,' addressed to his own parishioners of Hay, and in the Rev. AO Nares's ' Nonconformist Statistics in Wales and Monmouthshire examined.' Like valuable service has been rendered by the author of a pamphlet on 'The Church in Wales,' which grapples with the statistics of the ' British Quarterly.' It would lead us too far from our subject to enter into further details, but it is satisfactory to know that the Welsh Church is steadily advancing. From the present Bishop of St. David's primary...
Page 236 - This structure satisfactorily explains how medicinal bodies, when placed upon the tongue, are absorbed and carried directly, by the absorbent vessels of that organ, into the venous circulation; whereas, when the same substances are taken into the stomach, they are necessarily mixed with the food and juices contained in the alimentary canal, so that a more lengthened period must be required to separate them, and convey them by the absorbents into the thoracic duct, and thence into the venous system....
Page 345 - Babylon, and writes for posterity the records of an eclipse ; this record escapes destruction, and is safely wafted down the stream of time. A thousand years roll away ; the old astronomer, surrounded by the fierce, but wondering Arab, again writes, and marks the day which witnesses the sun's decay.

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