Proceedings, Volume 21

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Page 135 - When thoughts Of the last bitter hour come like a blight Over thy spirit, and sad images Of the stern agony, and shroud, and pall, And breathless darkness, and the narrow house...
Page 135 - So live, that when thy summons comes to join The innumerable caravan that moves To that mysterious realm where each shall take His chamber in the silent halls of death, Thou go not like the...
Page 155 - The philosopher should be a man willing to listen to every suggestion, but determined to judge for himself. He should not be biased by appearances; have no favorite hypothesis ; be of no school ; and in doctrine have no master. He should not be a respecter of persons, but of things. Truth should be his primary object. If to these qualities be added industry, he may indeed hope to walk within the veil of the temple of nature.
Page 153 - Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers, and I linger on the shore, And the individual withers, and the world is more and more.
Page 156 - Science, that it would be an error to suppose that the great discoverer seizes at once upon the truth, or has any unerring method of divining it. In all probability the errors of the great mind exceed in number those of the less vigorous one. Fertility of imagination and abundance of guesses at truth are among the first requisites of discovery; but the erroneous guesses must be many times as numerous as those that prove well founded.
Page 125 - Examination, shall be guilty of a felony and be imprisoned in the Penitentiary not more than five years nor less than one year.
Page 260 - An article in this Constitution may be altered or amended by a vote of two-thirds of the members present at the...
Page 155 - No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort ; a great thing can only be done by a great man, and he does it without effort.
Page 150 - ... our science of therapeutics be not capable of adapting itself to, of dovetailing with, or making subservient to its uses any exact related physical science, is not that fact the condemnation of our therapeutics? Pathology is the science of functions as modified by disease, and pathological anatomy the science of tissues as modified by disease. Using the word symptom...
Page 155 - Study is like the heaven's glorious sun, That will not be deep search'd with saucy looks : Small have continual plodders ever won, Save base authority from others

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