Defective eyesight (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1899 - 193 pages
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Page 195 - LANE MEDICAL LIBRARY STANFORD UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER STANFORD, CALIFORNIA 94305 Ignorance of Library's rules does not exempt violators from penalties.
Page 187 - Rome contains a remarkable foreshadowing of the future conflict with Spain, through which the Batavian republic, fifteen centuries later, was to be founded. The characters, the events, the amphibious battles, desperate sieges, slippery alliances, the traits of generosity, audacity and cruelty, the generous confidence, the broken faith seem so closely to repeat themselves, that History appears to present the self-same drama played over and over again, with but a change of actors and of costume.
Page 187 - The Roman general was eager to grant a full pardon, and to re-enlist so brave a soldier in the service of the empire. A colloquy was agreed upon. The bridge across the Nabalia was broken asunder in the middle, and Cerialis and Civilis met upon the severed sides. The placid stream by which Roman enterprise had connected the waters of the Rhine with the lake of Flevo, flowed between the imperial commander and the rebel chieftain.
Page 188 - Determination, concentration of purpose, constancy in calamity, elasticity almost preternatural, self-denial, consummate craft in political combinations, personal fortitude, and passionate patriotism, were the heroic elements in both. The ambition of each was subordinate to the cause which he served. Both refused the crown, although each, perhaps, contemplated, in the sequel, a Batavian realm of which he would have been the inevitable chief. Both offered the throne to a Gallic prince, for Classicus...
Page 195 - CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS. By Dr. G. Klemperer, Professor at the University of Berlin; first American from the seventh and last German edition; authorized translation by Nathan E. Brill, AM, MD, Adjunct Attending Physician, Mt. Sinai Hospital, and Samuel M. Brickner, AM, MD, Assistant Gynaecologist, Mt. Sinai Hospital Dispensary, is announced for early publication by The Macmillan Company. Dr. Klemperer's work on "Clinical Diagnosis...
Page 187 - ... brave a soldier in the service of the empire. A colloquy was agreed upon. The bridge across the Nabalia was broken asunder in the middle, and Cerialis and Civilis met upon the severed sides. The placid stream by which Roman enterprise had connected the waters of the Rhine with the lake of Flevo, flowed between the imperial commander and the rebel chieftain. * * * Here the story abruptly terminates. The remainder of the Roman's narrative is lost, and upon that broken bridge the form of the Batavian...
Page 187 - William the Silent, two heroes of ancient German stock, who had learned the arts of war and peace in the service of a foreign and haughty world-empire. Determination...
Page 177 - I cannot distinguish a letter even of large print ; but am happy in the invention of double spectacles, which, serving for distant objects as well as near ones, make my eyes as useful to me as ever they were.
Page 168 - If eyes are exercised even for fifteen minutes at a time three or four times a day, it is possible, as I have demonstrated in my own practice, to much improve the impaired vision.
Page 187 - ... was not a man to be crushed^ nor had he lived so long in the Roman service to be outmatched in politics by the barbarous Germans. He was not to be sacrificed as a peace-offering to revengeful Rome. Watching from beyond the Rhine the progress of defection and the decay of national enthusiasm, he determined to be beforehand with those who were now his enemies. He accepted the offer of negotiation from Cerialis. The...

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