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Page ii - In conformity to the Act of Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned;"—and also to the Act intitled "An act Supplementary to an Act, intitled, An act for the encouragement of learning,
Page 204 - Discourse upon the Institution of Medical Schools in America; delivered at a public Anniversary Commencement, held in the College of Philadelphia, May 30 and 31, 1765, with a Preface containing, amongst other things, the Author's Apology for attempting to introduce the regular mode of practising Physic in Philadelphia. By John Morgan, MD, &c.
Page 135 - liquor is prescribed, in order to promote the perspiration, of which he must drink one English pint. It is termed the sweating liquor, and is composed of the following ingredients, viz: one ounce of caraway seed; half an ounce of coriander seed; one ounce of root liquorice; and half an ounce of
Page 372 - while it will gradually support itself, and even make considerable additions to the academy funds. " Dr. MORGAN has employed his time in an assiduous search after knowledge in all the branches necessary for the practice of his profession, and has gained such esteem and love from persons of the first rank in it, that
Page 265 - from authority or experience, for all he says on the occasion; and if the disease baffles the power of art, and the patient falls a sacrifice to it, he then brings his knowledge to the test, and fixes honour or discredit on his reputation by exposing all the morbid parts to view, and demonstrates by what means it
Page 129 - Indian vigour of constitution. 3. It is less common in country places than in cities, and increases in both, with intemperance and sedentary modes of life. 4. Ship and house-carpenters, smiths, and all those artificers whose business requires great exertions of strength in the open air, in
Page 369 - more extensively useful, we intend to introduce into them as much of the theory and practice of physic, of pharmacy, chemistry and surgery as can conveniently be admitted. From all this, together with an attendance on the practice of the physicians and surgeons of the Pennsylvania hospital, the students will be able to prosecute their studies with such
Page 266 - death; and if perchance he finds something unexpected, which betrays an error in judgment, he, like a great and good man, immediately acknowledges the mistake, and for the benefit of survivors points out other methods by which it might have been
Page 141 - who had supposed his favourite dead, happened, after a fatiguing chase, to stop one evening at this village. He saw a young woman carrying a large cow up a flight of twenty steps. He was astonished, and sent to inquire, how strength so extraordinary had been acquired by a person of so