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Page 217 - Mr. ladis ; and, on this ground, Lord Gardner obtained a divorce from her after his return. It was contended that the other claimant was really the son of Lady Gardner by Mr. ladis. The decision of the House was, that this claimant was illegitimate, and that the title should descend to the son of the second Lady Gardner.* There are two interesting points in this case : 1st.
Page 97 - Now Rachel had taken the images, and put them in the camel's furniture, and sat upon them. And Laban searched all the tent, but found them not. 35 And she said to her father, Let it not displease my lord that I cannot rise up before thee; for the custom of women is upon me.
Page 268 - ... one who will decide aright what he is to do and what he is not to do. But when I say that the obedient child is happier than the disobedient one, I do not mean merely that the latter gets into mischief more frequently, or that the former receives more marks of affection from the parents. There is involved something more important than rewards and punishments. The young...
Page 207 - ... the blood of the female has imbibed from that of the foetus, through the placenta! circulation, some of the attributes which the latter has derived from its male parent ; and that the female may communicate these, with those proper to herself, to the subsequent offspring of a different male parentage.
Page 341 - The whole history of twin-births is exceptional, indicates imperfect development and feeble organization in the product, and leads us to regard twinning in the human species as a departure from the physiological rule, and, therefore, injurious to all concerned. 5. When we pass from twins to triplets and quadruplets, everything we know regarding these latter gives support to the general conclusions in question.
Page 421 - ... as to allow us to exert such a degree of traction upon the obstructed head, that the sides of the cranium might become very greatly compressed, or even indented under it, and that without necessarily destroying the child ; and, lastly, he observes, it is a practice which can be followed when proper instruments are not at hand, and the avoidance of instruments is generally desirable when it is possible.
Page 492 - He who would wantonly thrust an instrument of death into the brain of a living foetus would not scruple under the mantle of night to use the stiletto of the assassin, and yet how frequently has the child been recklessly torn piecemeal from its mother's womb, and its fragments held up to the contemplation of the astonished and ignorant spectators as testimony undoubted of the operator's • skill. Oh ! could the grave speak, how eloquent, how damning to the character of those who speculate in human...
Page 217 - Many medical witnesses, comprising the principal obstetric practitioners in the kingdom, were examined on this point. Their evidence was very conflicting, but a large majority concurred in the opinion that natural gestation might be protracted to a period which would cover the birth of the alleged illegitimate child. On the moral side of the question, it was clearly proved that Lady Gardner, after the departure of her husband, was living in open adulterous intercourse with a Mr. Jadis ; and on this...
Page 405 - PUERPEEALIS is an acute affection of the motor function of the nervous system (an acute neurosis of motility), characterized by insensibility, tonic and clonic spasms, and occurs only as an accessory phenomenon of another disease, generally of Bright's disease in an acute form (diabetes albuminosus, nephritis diffusa seu albuminosa), which, under certain circumstances, spreading its toxsemic effects on the nutrition of the brain and whole nervous system, produces those fearful accidents.
Page 552 - I was very much impressed by the writings of Dr. Mackenzie, and studied them with great care. I think he has conclusively proved (1) that crural phlebitis, in a pure and uncomplicated form, cannot give rise to all the local and general phenomena of the disease, and therefore cannot be its proximate cause...