Edinburgh Medical Journal, Volume 35, Part 1 (Google eBook)

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Y. J. Pentland., 1890
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Page 158 - It is the nature of an hypothesis, when once a man has conceived it, that it assimilates every thing to itself, as proper nourishment; and, from the first moment of your begetting it, it generally grows the stronger by every thing you see, hear, read, or understand.
Page 217 - Life ! we've been long together, Through pleasant and through cloudy weather ; 'Tis hard to part when friends are dear — Perhaps 'twill cost a sigh, a tear : — Then steal away, give little warning, Choose thine own time ; Say not ' Good night ' — but in some brighter clime Bid me
Page 511 - I've become a devoted believer In the teachings of science I shudder to think. And now, far removed from the scenes I'm describing, The story...
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Page 345 - If the patient does not shut his eyes or keep them shut, I do not require them to be fixed on mine, or on my fingers, for any length of time, for it sometimes happens that they remain wide open indefinitely, and instead of the idea of sleep being conceived, only a rigid fixation of the eyes results. In this case, closure of the eyes by the operator succeeds better. After keeping them fixed one or two minutes, I push...
Page 268 - In some of the preceding cases I have noticed the attention that was paid to the state of the variolous matter previous to the experiment of inserting it into the arms of those who had gone through the cow-pox.
Page 511 - I shudder to tell it — I considered that water uncommonly clear, And often at noon, when I went there to drink it, I enjoyed it as much as I now enjoy beer. How ardent I seized it with hands that were grimy! And quick to the mud covered bottom it fell! Then reeking with nitrates and nitrites, and slimy, With matter organic, it rose from the well.
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