The Roll of the Royal College of Physicians of London: 1701 to 1800

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Page 410 - A Series of Engravings, Accompanied with Explanations, Which Are Intended To Illustrate the Morbid Anatomy of Some of the Most Important Parts of the Human Body.
Page 94 - The King to Oxford sent a troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force ; With equal skill to Cambridge books he sent, For Whigs admit no force but argument.
Page 140 - Charter of the Corporation for the Relief of the Widows and Children of Clergymen in the Communion of the Church of England, in America...
Page 206 - If I had strength enough to hold a pen, I would write how easy and pleasant a thing it is to die.
Page 230 - Mrs. Healde became a pensioner on the society for the relief of the widows and orphans of medical men, and thenceforward for many years acted in the capacity of midwife.
Page 408 - God;" and the promises of the Gospel, on the conditions explained by our Redeemer, were his humble but confident hope in life, and his consolation in death. If one precept appeared to be more practically approved by him than another, it was that which directs us to do unto others as we would have them to do unto us ; and this was felt and acknowledged daily by all his professional brethren in their intercourse with him.
Page 421 - Biographical Memoirs of Medicine in Great Britain, from the Revival of Literature to the Time of Harvey.
Page 387 - Ambition," and a translation of the Three First Books of Simson's Conic Sections, and after his death there appeared from his pen — The Morbid Anatomy of the Brain in Mania and Hydrophobia, with the Pathology of these two Diseases ; and a Sketch of the Author's Life, by S.
Page 439 - Dr Wollaston was endowed with bodily senses of extraordinary acuteness and accuracy, and with great general vigour of understanding. Trained in the discipline of the exact sciences, he had acquired a powerful command over his attention, and had habituated himself to the most rigid correctness, both of thought and of language. He was sufficiently provided with the resources of the mathematics, to be enabled to pursue with success profound...
Page 29 - Arbuthnot was a man of great comprehension, skilful in his profession, versed in the sciences, acquainted with ancient literature, and able to animate his mass of knowledge by a bright and active imagination; a scholar with great brilliance of wit, a wit who, in the crowd of life, retained and discovered a noble ardour of religious zeal.