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Page 218 - So, naturalists observe, a flea Has smaller fleas that on him prey; And- these have smaller still to bite 'em, And so proceed ad infinitum.
Page 523 - I consider for the benefit of my patients, and abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous. I will give no deadly medicine to any one if asked, nor suggest any such counsel ; and in like manner I will not give to a woman a pessary to produce abortion.
Page 343 - He is the flower (such as it is) of our civilization ; and when that stage of man is done with, and only remembered to be marvelled at in history, he will be thought to have shared as little as any in the defects of the period, and most notably exhibited the virtues of the race.
Page 380 - A physician in a great city seems to be the mere plaything of fortune; his degree of reputation is, for the most part, totally casual — they that employ him know not his excellence; they that reject him know not his deficience. By any acute observer who had looked on the transactions of the medical world for half a century a very curious book might be written on the "Fortune of Physicians.
Page 434 - Holy Reality .' We BELIEVE in thee that thou art EVERYWHERE present. We really believe it. Blessed Reality, we do not pretend to believe, think we believe, believe that we believe. WE BELIEVE. Believing that Thou art everywhere present, we believe that Thou art in this patient's stomach, in every fibre, in every cell, in every atom ; that Thou art the sole, only Reality of that stomach. Heavenly, Holy Reality, we...
Page 123 - Among the 90 cases there were 24 in which the patients were bitten on naked parts by undoubtedly rabid dogs, and the wounds were not cauterized or treated in any way likely to have prevented the action of the virus...
Page 501 - Bird pox is a condition characterized by an eruption of nodules varying from the size of a millet seed to that of a pea...
Page 523 - These checks, and the checks which keep the population down to the level of the means of subsistence, are moral restraint, vice, and misery...
Page 270 - The best way of applying this test is : When the patient is in the recumbent position, the physician, standing at the head of the cot, or kneeling when the patient is on the ground, fixes the tips of the thumbs over the supraorbital notches, as above described, never minding the occasional yell or struggle, pressing steadily, gradually increasing the force, and in half a minute or a minute the result is accomplished.