The Medico-chirurgical Review and Journal of Practical Medicine, Volumen 17

Richard & George S. Wood, 1832


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Página 325 - Fruits of dull heat, and Sooterkins of wit. Next, o'er his Books his eyes began to roll, In pleasing memory of all he stole ; How here he sipp'd, how there he plunder'd snug, And suck'd all o'er, like an industrious Bug.
Página 471 - And now, in a few hours' time, I had brought my eyes to such a pass, that I could look upon no bright object with either eye but I saw the sun before me, so that I durst neither write nor read ; but to recover the use of my eyes, shut myself up in my chamber made dark, for three days together, and used all means to divert my imagination from the sun. For if I thought upon him, I presently saw his picture, though I was in the dark.
Página 571 - ... certificate as aforesaid, and shall, within twenty-four hours next after such removal, transmit to the inspector of the district such certificate, and also a return stating at what day and hour, and from whom the body was received, the...
Página 481 - ... is lifted up the instant that his own lungs and those of the persons who raise him are inflated with air.
Página 480 - ... he had frequently practised this deception in the corner of a coffee-house ; and that he seldom failed to see some of the company rise to examine the tightness of the windows; while others, more intent upon, their newspapers, contented themselves with putting on their hats, and buttoning their coats.
Página 569 - ... and in any such action the defendant may plead the general issue, and give this Act and the special matter in evidence at any trial to be had thereupon...
Página 471 - I made such an impression on my eye that if I looked upon the clouds, or a book, or any bright object, I saw upon it a round bright spot of light like the sun, and which is still stranger, though I looked upon the sun with my right eye...
Página 94 - In a damp, hot, stagnating air, this African fever is generated from the putrefaction of animal substances, and especially from the swarms of locusts, not less destructive to mankind in their death than in their lives. The fatal disease which depopulated the earth in the time of Justinian and his...
Página 231 - This affection, known as the common scurfy ringworm, occurs most frequently in strumous children Being contagious, it is not necessarily associated with deranged general health. It occurs mostly between the second and twelfth years, as irregularly circular patches, varying in size from that of a sixpence...
Página 482 - When he is replaced in the chair, each of the four persons takes hold of the body as before, and the person to be lifted gives two signals by clapping his hands. At the first signal he himself and the four lifters begin to draw a long and full breath, and when the inhalation is completed, or the lungs filled, the second signal is given, for raising the person from the chair. To his own surprise and that of his bearers, he rises with the greatest facility, as if he were no heavier than a feather.

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