Medical Communications, Volume 8

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Page 205 - There was a man in our town, and he was wondrous wise ; He jumped into a bramble bush, and scratched out both his eyes. And when he saw his eyes were out, with all his might and main, He jumped into another bush, and scratched them in again.
Page 141 - If a. surgeon was voluntarily to reveal these secrets, to be sure, he would be guilty of a breach of honor and of great indiscretion ; but to give that information in a court of justice, which by the law of the land he is bound to do, will never be imputed to him as any indiscretion whatever.
Page 164 - ... injurious to health, he shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail not more than one year, or by fine not exceeding three hundred dollars...
Page viii - Our education has made our calling exclusively a curative, and not a conservative one, and the business of our responsible lives has confined us to it. Our thoughts are devoted to, our interests are concerned in, and our employments are connected solely with, sickness, debility, or injury, — with diminution of life in some of its forms. But with health, with fullness of unalloyed, unimpaired life, we, professionally, have nothing to...
Page 67 - ... tithe of the bodily ills which flesh is now heir to, it must be by a clear understanding of, and a willing obedience to, the law which makes the parents the blessing or the curse of the children ; the givers of strength and vigor and beauty, or the dispensers of debility and disease and deformity.
Page 168 - When any justice of the peace shall take an inquest upon the dead body of a stranger, or being called for that purpose shall not think it necessary, on view of such body, that an inquest should be taken, he shall cause the body to be decently buried...
Page 141 - I suppose Mr. Hawkins means to demur to ' the question upon the ground that it came to his knowledge some way from his being employed as a surgeon for one or both of the parties; and I take for granted, if Mr. Hawkins understands that it is Your Lordships...
Page 139 - ... as the flow of garrulity with which we have sometimes seen a court overwhelmed, we recommend the witness to steer a middle course, first answering patiently, distinctly, and tersely, the questions put by the Counsel on both sides, the Court and the jury; and if none of these elicit the whole truth, and any material point remains to be disclosed, the presiding judge will always admit and gratefully receive the additions or explanations which may be necessary to the ends of justice.
Page 168 - Medical examiners shall make examinations as hereinafter provided, upon the view of the dead bodies of such persons only as are supposed to have come to their death by violence.
Page 89 - ... to practise according to any such theory or dogma, he shall be deemed to have violated the ByLaws of the Massachusetts Medical Society by " conduct unbecoming and unworthy an honorable physician and member of this Society."— By-Laws, VII.

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