Medical Instructions Towards the Prevention and Cure of Chronic Diseases Peculiar to Women ...: For the Use of Those Affected by Such Diseases, as Well as the Medical Reader : to which are Added, Prescriptions, Or Efficacious Forms of Medicine in English, Adapted to Each Disease, Volume 1

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R. Baldwin ... Murray ... and Egerton, 1787 - Pregnancy, Complications of - 2 pages
 

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Page 269 - Or fill the fixed mind with all your toys! Dwell in some idle brain, And fancies fond with gaudy shapes possess, As thick and numberless As the gay motes that people the sun-beams, Or likest hovering dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus
Page 21 - Go, from the creatures thy instructions take; learn from the birds what food the thickets yield; learn from the beasts the physic of the field; thy arts of building from the bee receive ; learn of the mole to plough, the worm to weave ; learn of the little nautilus to sail, spread the thin oar and catch the driving gale.
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Page 271 - All wallow'd in his own yet lukewarm blood, That from his wound yet welled fresh, alas ; In which a rusty knife fast fixed stood, And made an open passage for the gushing flood.
Page 21 - Learn of the mole to plow, the worm to weave; " Learn of the little Nautilus to fail, " Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving...
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