What people are saying - Write a review
Other editions - View all
acid American anatomy aneurysm animals Arch army artery Avicenna became Berl Berlin blood body Breslau cell Charles Claude Bernard clinical described discovered discovery disease dissecting doctrine drugs Edinburgh edition eighteenth century England English epidemic essay excision experimental fever founded France French Galen German Gesch glands Greek Guy de Chauliac heart Henry Hippocrates Hopkins Hosp Hospital human hygiene Ibid idea important introduced investigations Johann Johann Peter Frank Johns Hopkins Jour latter lectures Leipz Leipzig lithotomy Lond London Ludwig medicine medieval method modern monograph muscle nerves Neuburger obstetrics operation organs original Osier ovum Paracelsus Paris pathology patient period Phila Philadelphia physicians Physiol physiology practice professor published pupil scientific showed spinal Sudhoff surgeon surgery surgical syphilis teaching theory therapeutic Thomas tion tissues translated treatise treatment typhoid typhoid fever typhus University urine Vesalius Vienna Virchow William wounds wrote yellow fever York
Page 54 - a mighty hunter before the Lord" and that "the beginning of his kingdom was Babel and Erech, and Accad and Calneh in the land of Shinar.
Page 55 - In Ezekiel (xxi, 21) we read: "For the king of Babylon stood at the parting of the ways, at the head of the two ways to use divination: he made his arrows bright, he consulted with images, he looked in the liver.
Page 290 - strangely-visited people, All swoln and ulcerous, pitiful to the eye, The mere despair of surgery, he cures; Hanging a golden stamp about their necks, Put on with holy prayers.
Page 57 - I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the Lord that healeth thee
Page 50 - is thus divided among them : Each physician applies himself to one disease only, and not more. All places abound in physicians; some physicians are for the eyes, others for the head, others for the teeth, others for the intestines, and others for internal disorders.
Page 58 - Son of man, I have broken the arm of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and, lo, it shall not be bound up to be healed, to put a roller to bind it, to make it strong to hold the sword.
Page 401 - Taylor was the most ignorant man I ever knew, but sprightly: Ward, the dullest. Taylor challenged me once to talk Latin with him [laughing]. I quoted some of Horace, which he took to be a part of my own speech. He said a few words well enough.
Page 130 - On that hard Pagan world disgust And secret loathing fell. Deep weariness and sated lust Made human life a hell. She veiled her eagles, snapp'd her sword, And laid her sceptre down; Her stately purple she abhorr'd, And her imperial crown. She broke her flutes, she stopp'd her sports, Her artists could not please; She tore her books, she shut her courts, She fled her palaces.
Page 26 - Alexanders and Marigold, Eyebright, Orris and Elecampane, Basil. Rocket, Valerian, Rue, (Almost singing themselves they run), Vervain, Dittany, Call-me-to-you—• Cowslip, Melilot, Rose of the Sun. Anything green that grew out of the mould Was an excellent herb to our fathers of old.