The Elements of Vial Statistics

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Swan Sonnenschein, 1899 - Vital statistics - 353 pages
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Page 255 - As I looked more attentively, I saw several of the passengers dropping through the bridge, into the great tide that flowed underneath it, and upon further examination perceived there were innumerable trapdoors that lay concealed in the bridge, which the passengers no sooner trod upon, but they fell through them into the tide and immediately disappeared. These hidden pitfalls were set very thick at the entrance of the bridge, so that throngs of people no sooner broke through the cloud, but many of...
Page 255 - The bridge thou seest,' said he, 'is Human Life: consider it attentively.' Upon a more leisurely survey of it, I found that it consisted of threescore and ten entire arches, with several broken arches, which added to those that were entire, made up the number about an hundred.
Page 255 - There were indeed some persons, but their number was very .small, that continued a kind of hobbling march on the broken arches, but fell through one after another, being quite tired and spent with so long a walk.
Page 290 - There shall be no more thence an infant of days, Nor an old man that hath not filled his days: For the child shall die an hundred years old ; But the sinner being an hundred years old shall be accursed.
Page 49 - Every medical practitioner attending on or called in to visit the patient, shall forthwith, on becoming aware that the patient is suffering...
Page 45 - notice stating the name and full postal address and place of employment of the patient and the disease from which, in the opinion of the medical practitioner, the patient is suffering, with such other and further information as may be required by the said commissioner.
Page 255 - ... trap-doors that lay concealed in the bridge, which the passengers no sooner trod upon, but they fell through them into the tide, and immediately disappeared. These...
Page 230 - ... (6) That revaccination restores the protection which lapse of time has diminished, but the evidence shows that this protection again diminishes, and that to ensure the highest degree of protection which vaccination can give the operation should be at intervals repeated.
Page 255 - I, and a black cloud hanging on each end of it. As I looked more attentively, I saw several of the passengers dropping through the bridge, into the great tide that flowed underneath it; and upon...
Page 301 - Thus the expectation of life has no relation whatever to the most probable lifetime of any given individual.

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