The Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 17

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S. Highley, 1830 - Medicine
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Page 9 - man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking.
Page 449 - nearly twenty years ago, in the Transactions of a Society for the Improvement of Medical and Chirurgical Knowledge, those which proved fatal displayed a complete abolition of the pericardial cavity, or strong or abundant partial adhesions, and those which did not prove fatal were marked by decided symptoms of pericarditis. In nearly all those mentioned by Sir David Dundas, in the first volume of the
Page 312 - Dr. Conolly defines insanity to be “ the impairment of any' one or more of the faculties of the mind, accompanied with, or inducing a defect in the comparing faculty.” If this definition be admitted it will involve in the charge of insanity many who think themselves paragons of wisdom, and will reduce the number of our
Page 109 - to be used or employed, any instrument, &c. with intent to procure the miscarriage of any woman, not being, or not being proved to be, quick with child at the time of committing such thing or using such means, then, and in every such case, the persons so offending, their counsellors,
Page 448 - these things utterly impossible, though never so much derided by the generality of men, a'nd never so seemingly mad, foolish, and fantastic, that as the thinking them impossible cannot much improve my knowledge, so the believing them possible may perhaps be an occasion for taking notice of such things as another would pass by without regard as useless.
Page 329 - physician may now, as did Hippocrates, of old, write popularly on various points of hygiene, such as the salubrity or insalubrity of the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink, the
Page 502 - He observes that in olden times, " when the funeral pyre was out, and the last valediction over, men took a lasting adieu of their interred friends, little expecting the curiosity of future ages should comment upon their ashes
Page 109 - as it is at present framed, declares, that, “ if any person, after the year 1803, shall wilfully and maliciously administer to, or cause to be administered to, or take any medicine, drug, or other substance or thing whatsoever, or use, or cause to be used or employed, any instrument,
Page 313 - and every act of comparison which we make is performed by judgment. Secondly, supposing that we had a comparing faculty, what is to be understood when it is said, that the impairment of any one or more of the faculties of the mind, inducing a defect in the comparing
Page 313 - nor definition, and is only calculated to mislead. When we are told that insanity is the impairment of any one or more of the faculties of the mind, accompanied with, or inducing a defect in the comparing

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