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Page 501 - Skrine the least soil of breath on the bright mirror he held to his mouth ; then each of us, by turns, examined his arm, heart, and breath, but could not, by the nicest scrutiny, discover the least symptom of life in him.
Page 276 - Every year thousands undergo this operation; and the French ambassador says pleasantly, that they take the small-pox here by way of diversion, as they take the waters in other countries. There is no example of any one that has died in it; and you may believe I am very well satisfied of the safety of this experiment, since I intend to try it on my dear little son.
Page 457 - involuntary tremulous motion, with lessened muscular power in parts not in action, and even when supported; with a propensity to bend the trunk forwards, and to pass from a walking to a running pace ; the senses and intellect being uninjured.
Page 130 - I esteem it the office of a physician not only to restore health, but to mitigate pain and dolors ; and not only when such mitigation may conduce to recovery, but when it may serve to make a fair and easy passage...
Page 74 - And I will add unto thy days fifteen years; and I will deliver thee and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria; and I will defend this city for mine own sake, and for my servant David's sake.  And Isaiah said, Take a lump of figs. And they took and laid it on the boil, and he recovered.
Page 550 - ... upper part of the windpipe, and partial insensibility, the presumption will be strong that the substance, whatever it may have been, has slipped into the air-passages, and is the immediate and only cause of the suffering which the surgeon has been sent for to relieve. The presumption will be converted almost into positive certainty if the person was just previously in the enjoyment of good health...
Page 589 - ... in any convenient situation. A firm long iron probe, somewhat bent, is then passed through the opening, and directed towards the lower and back part of the cavity — the lower the better. If the end of the probe be made to press against the sides of the thoracic walls, it can be felt from the outside through the intercostal spaces, though, perhaps, obscurely, owing to the thickness and toughness of the false membrane within. The lowest and most appropriate site in which the probe can be felt...
Page 146 - ... assimilation in the healthy economy may be shortly enumerated as follows : 1st. Introduction into the stomach and alimentary canal of organic matter. 2d. Its transformation by the process of digestion into albuminous and oily compounds : this process is chemical.
Page 501 - This continued about half an hour, by nine o'clock in the morning, in autumn. As we were going away, we observed some motion about the body, and upon examination, found his pulse and the motion of his heart gradually returning : he began to breathe gently and speak softly...
Page 500 - ... milk daily, even in the camp : and for common drink Bristol water, which, the summer before his death, he had drunk on the spot. But his illness increasing, and his strength decaying, he came from Bristol to Bath in a litter, in autumn, and lay at the Bell Inn. Dr. Baynard...