An Address of Welcome Delivered on the Occasion of the Centenary Festival of the Royal College of Surgeons of England ...: July 26, 1900, to which is Appended a Short Biographical Account of Each of the Sixty-one Surgeons who Have Been Masters Or Presidents of the College During the One Hundred Years of Its Existence

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Ballantyne, Hanson & Company, 1900 - Surgeons - 219 pages

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Page 54 - In the whole course of my communication with him I never knew an instance in which he did not show the strongest attachment to truth; and I never saw in the whole course of my life the smallest reason for suspecting that he stated anything which he did not firmly believe to be the fact.
Page 143 - On the Influence of Mechanical and Physiological Rest in the Treatment of Accidents and Surgical Diseases, and the Diagnostic Value of Pain.
Page 108 - An Inquiry into the Process of Nature in Repairing Injuries of the Intestines.
Page 66 - That will do very well for a novel, but it won't do for us, Gentlemen : for ' Sir Ralph Abercromby received a ball in the thick part of his thigh, and it buried itself deep, deep : and it got among important parts, and it couldn't be felt; but the surgeons, nothing daunted, groped, and groped, and groped, and Sir Ralph died.
Page 125 - The path of the just is as a shining light which shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Page 121 - The Royal College of Surgeons of England have placed this Tablet over the grave of Hunter, to record their admiration of his genius, as a gifted interpreter of the Divine Power and Wisdom at work in the Laws of Organic Life, and their grateful veneration for his services to mankind as the Founder of Scientific Surgery.
Page 71 - The law does not prevent our obtaining the body of an individual if we think proper ; for there is no person, let his situation in life be what it may, whom, if I were disposed to dissect, I could not obtain.
Page 17 - words of art" as he calls them, which Philemon Holland, a voluminous translator at the end of the sixteenth and beginning of the seventeenth century...
Page 167 - We live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best...
Page 116 - Next to his doctor, who quickly entered, — his neighbor and old pupil, Mr. Carter, — he significantly, and pointing to the region of his heart, said, ' Congestion,' after which he in silence set his finger to his wrist, and visibly noted to himself the successive feeble pulses which were just between him and death. Presently he said ' Stopped,

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