Popular Lectures on Homeopathy: Delivered in Hahnemann Medical College of Chicago, During the Session of 1899 to 1900

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Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital of Chicago, Ill., 1900 - Homeopathy - 72 pages
 

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Page 25 - The accepted definition of a homoeopathic physician is "one who adds to his knowledge of medicine a special knowledge of homoeopathic therapeutics and observes the law of similia. All that pertains to the great field of medical learning is his by tradition, by inheritance, by right.
Page 13 - Yet, sometimes glimpses on my sight, Through present wrong, the eternal right ; And, step by step, since time began, I see the steady gain of man ; " That all of good the past hath had Remains to make our own time glad, Our common daily life divine, And every land a Palestine.
Page 25 - Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith let us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand it.
Page 19 - No careful observer of his actions or candid reader of his writings, can hesitate for a moment to admit, that he was a very extraordinary man, — one whose name will descend to posterity as the exclusive excogitator and founder of an original system of medicine, as ingenious as many that preceded it, and destined...
Page 25 - They may curse it and call it crime ; Pervert and betray, or slander and slay Its teachers for a time. But the sunshine aye shall light the sky, As round and round we run ; And the truth shall ever come uppermost, And justice shall be done.
Page 18 - Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current ; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.
Page 69 - No careful observer of his [Hahnemann's] actions, or candid reader of his writings, can hesitate for a moment to admit that he was a very extraordinary man, one whose name will descend to posterity as the exclusive excogitator and founder of an original system of medicine as ingenious as many that preceded it, and destined probably to be the remote, if not the immediate, cause of more importAnt fundamental changes in the practice of the healing art than have resulted from any promulgated since the...
Page 4 - ... this proposition did not find general acceptation. Hahnemann adds later on in the Organon : I do not bring forward the following passages from authors who had a presentiment of homceopathy as proofs in support of this doctrine, which is firmly established on its own merits, but in order to avoid the imputation of having suppressed these foreshadowings with the view of securing for myself the credit of the priority of the idea.
Page 21 - This is frequently observed with respect to mercury, belladonna, strychnia, quina, hydriodate of potash, and some other powerful medicinal agents. In fact, it is hard to expect that a remedy will cure a disease affecting a certain tissue or tissues, unless it has some specific effect on such tissues; and in this point of view we have an example of the
Page 24 - The moral and religious life of our fathers at the close of the eighteenth and beginning of the nineteenth centuries was very low. Unbelief in Jesus as the Son of God, and in the...

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