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Page 13 - Hence the vagueness and uncertainty our science presents at this day. An incoherent assemblage of incoherent opinions, it is, perhaps, of all the physiological sciences, that which best shows the caprice of the human mind. What do I say ? It is not a science for a methodical mind. It is a shapeless assemblage of inaccurate ideas, of observations often puerile, of deceptive remedies, and of formula? as fantastically conceived as they are tediously arranged.
Page i - Professor of the Institutes of Medicine and Materia Medica in the University of New York.
Page 177 - ... the skin should not have prevailed more universally. He is confident it would prevent a number of diseases : and he thinks there is no greater luxury, than the comfortable sensation which arises from wearing it, especially after one is a little accustomed to it. " It is a mistaken notion," says he, " that it is too warm a clothing for summer.
Page 177 - ... at all seasons of the year without the least inconvenience arising from wearing it. It is the warm bath of a perspiration confined by a linen shirt, wet with sweat, which renders the summer heats of southern climates so insupportable ; but flannel promotes perspiration and favors its evaporation, and evaporation, as it is well known produces positive cold.
Page 25 - BOTALLI, that one hundred thousand men perish from the want of blood-letting, or from its not being timely employed, •where one perishes from excessive bleeding, when prescribed by a physician.
Page v - To give the student a comprehensive and ready view of the merits of the various articles composing the materia medica, and of their relations to each other, physiologically considered : and, fourthly, to supply a convenient means of graduating the doses of medicines, &c.,'
Page 14 - ... principle of sympathy. The partial absorption of certain remedies is only a contingent result, and has little or no agency in the physiological phenomena.
Page ix - Accept my thanks for the copy of Arnold's Poems, which you were so kind as to send me, and which I have read with great interest and pleasure. He was a true poet; and I do not think that you have overstated his merits in your Introductory Sketch, which is a graceful tribute to your friend.
Page 177 - It is a mistaken notion' says he, '.that it is too warm a clothing for summer. I have worn it in the hottest climates, and at all seasons of the year ; and never found the least inconvenience from it. It is the warm bath of a perspiration confined by a linen shirt, wet with sweat, which renders the summer heats of southern climates so insupportable ; but flannel promotes perspiration, and favors its evaporation ; and evaporation, as is well known, produces positive cold...