The British Journal of Homoeopathy, Volume 3

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John James Drysdale, John Rutherfurd Russell
Maclachlan, Stewart, & Company, 1845 - Homeopathy
 

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Page cxxxiii - Heat and itching of the skin, at night, in the warmth of the bed, followed by eruption on the thighs and legs, of reddish hard knots, from the size of a pin's head to that of a split pea, with a depressed dark scurf in the centre, surrounded with an inflamed base, declining in two or three days ; similar attacks recurred frequently,*2.
Page 59 - ... resemble them. But, with the accumulated experience of ages bearing upon this important subject, our extended observation has only served to convince us how deficient we are in this department, and how often, even in the first step of our progress, we are left to conjecture.
Page 245 - ... of nitrogen, penetrates into the cells of the lungs. This air is carried by the circulation to every part of the body, so that every part is inflated or puffed up with the air, as with water in dropsy. This state ceases, without pain, as soon as the entrance of the air through the wound is stopped.
Page 402 - ... or hydropathy. With that exaggeration which is incident to everything new, the first promoters of this system gave it out as a panacea "for all the ills that flesh is heir to.
Page 423 - Any person who shall have pursued a regular course of medical studies, according to the requirements of the existing medical institutions of our country...
Page 198 - Our art requires no political levers, no worldly decorations. At present it grows with slow progress amid the abundance of weeds which luxuriate about it; it grows unobserved, from an unlikely acorn into a little plant; soon may its head be seen overtopping the rank weedy herbage. Only wait — it is striking deep its roots in the earth; it is strengthening itself unperceived, but all the more certainly; and in its own time it will increase, till it becomes an oak of God, whose arms, unmoved by the...
Page 247 - This action is commonly said to be dynamic — that is, it accelerates, or retards, or alters in some way, the phenomena of motion in animal life. If we reflect that this action is exerted by substances which are material, tangible, and ponderable; that they disappear in the organism ; that a double dose acts more powerfully than a single one ; that, after a time, a fresh dose must be given, if we wish to produce the action a second time, — all these considerations, viewed chemically, permit only...
Page 257 - In 1829 the wheat and other spring crops in this and the surrounding villages were destroyed by a severe hail-storm ; in 1830 they were deficient from the want of seasonable rains, and in 1831 they were destroyed by blight. During these three years the...
Page 452 - ... possesses the elements of cure for diseases accurately known (that is, investigated in all their symptoms) ; and he who will take the trouble to choose the remedy for a disease, by the rule of the most perfect similarity, will ever find in it a pure inexhaustible source, whence he may derive the means for saving the lives of his fellow-men.
Page 257 - ... are liable to lose the use of their limbs; but if the poisonous qualities abound more in the grain than in the stalk or the leaves, man, who eats nothing but the grain, must be more liable to suffer from the use of this food than beasts, which eat it merely as they eat grass or hay.

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