Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, Volumes 33-34

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Page 179 - Why weep ye then for him, who, having won The bound of man's appointed years, at last, Life's blessings all enjoyed, life's labors done, Serenely to his final rest has passed; While the soft memory of his virtues, yet, Lingers like twilight hues, when the bright sun is set...
Page 421 - When a storm commences in the United States, the line of minimum pressure does not come from the "Far West," but commences with the storm, and travels with it towards the east.
Page 144 - OBSTETRIC MEDICINE AND SURGERY, in reference to the Process of Parturition. A new and enlarged edition, thoroughly revised by the Author. With Additions by WV...
Page 165 - WHEREAS, It is believed that a National Convention would be conducive to the elevation of the standard of medical education in the United States, and whereas, there is no mode of accomplishing so desirable an object without concert of action on the part of the Medical Societies, Colleges, and institutions of all the States ; therefore, "RESOLVED.
Page 526 - ... adhesion between the opposite sides of the artery at the point compressed is never required. 4. The pressure should not be so great as to interrupt the circulation in the artery at the point compressed ; an essential agent in the cure being that a current of blood should pass through the sac. 5. Compression by means of two or more instruments, one of which is alternately relaxed, is much more effectual than by any single instrument, and in many instances the pressure can be maintained by the...
Page 428 - Moore.— The Power of the Soul over the Body, considered in relation to Health and Morals. By GEORGE MOORE, MD, Member of the Royal College of Physicians.
Page 421 - During the passage of storms, the wind generally changes from the eastward to the westward by the south, especially in the southern parts of the United States.
Page 441 - Dr. Edwards also observes, that persons who live in caves and cellars, or in very dark and narrow streets, are apt to produce deformed children ; and that men who work in mines are liable to disease and deformity beyond what the simple closeness of the atmosphere would be likely to produce.
Page 386 - Here woman reigns ; the mother, daughter, wife, Strews with fresh flowers the narrow way of life; In the clear heaven of her delightful eye, An angel-guard of loves and graces lie ; Around her knees domestic duties meet, And fireside pleasures gambol at her feet.
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