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Page 93 - If upon an attorney, it may be made during his absence from his office, by leaving the notice or other papers with his clerk therein, or with a person having charge thereof; or when there is no person in the office, by leaving them between the hours of eight in the morning and six in the afternoon...
Page 167 - But a certain Samaritan as he journeyed came where he was, and when he saw him he had compassion on him and went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn and took care of him.
Page 225 - ... :'Admitting to the full as highly probable, though not completely demonstrated, the applicability to living beings of the laws which have been ascertained with reference to dead matter, I feel constrained at the same time to admit the existence of a mysterious something lying beyond, a something...
Page 225 - ... of an Almighty Power. To assume the contrary as a matter of necessity, is practically to remove the First Cause of all to an infinite distance from us. The boundary, however, between what is clearly known and what is veiled in impenetrable darkness is not ordinarily thus sharply defined. Between the two there lies a misty region, in which loom the illdiscerned forms of links of the chain which are yet beyond us ; but the general principle is not affected thereby. Let us fearlessly trace the dependence...
Page 225 - ... so forth, account for the formation of an organic structure, as distinguished from the elaboration of the chemical substances of which it is composed ? No more, it seems to me, than the laws of motion account for the union of oxygen and hydrogen to form water, though the ponderable matter so uniting is subject to the laws of motion during the act of union just as well as before and after. In the various processes of...
Page 225 - ... we may say that, at the present time, a considerable number of what used to be regarded as essentially natural organic substances have been formed in the laboratory. That being the case, it seems most reasonable to suppose that, in the plant or animal from which those organic substances were obtained, they were formed by the play of ordinary chemical affinity, not necessarily nor probably by the same series of reactions by which they were formed in the laboratory, where a high temperature is...
Page 76 - India from the royal college of surgeons of England and the royal college of physicians, relative to the prevalence of venereal disease among the British troops in India.
Page 226 - When from the phenomena of life we pass on to' those of mind, we enter a region still more profoundly mysterious. We can readily imagine that we may here be dealing with phenomena altogether transcending those of mere life, in some such way as those of life transcend, as I have endeavoured to infer, those of chemistry and molecular attractions, or as the laws of chemical affinity in their turn transcend those of mere mechanics.
Page 169 - Believe me for mine honor ; and have respect to mine honor, that you may believe. Censure me in your wisdom ; and awake your senses, that you may the better judge. If there be any in this assembly, any dear friend of Caesar's, to him I say, that Brutus' love to Csesar was no less than his.
Page 290 - Before going to sleep there was in every case, whether the dose were large or small, vomiting. As the sleep and the insensibility came on, there was in every instance a fall of animal temperature, and even in cases where recovery followed, this decrease was often to the extent of five degrees. The respirations also fell in proportion, declining in one case from 3-t to 19 in the minute during the stage of insensibility.

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