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Page 559 - ... shall give notice in writing to the owner or occupier of such house or part thereof to whitewash, cleanse, or purify the same, as the case may require...
Page 88 - Memoria sobre el estado de las quinas en general y en particular sobre la de Loja", y el otro es la relación del "Viaje de Quito a las costas del Océano Pacífico", por Malbucho.
Page 521 - I'll imitate the pities of old surgeons To this lost limb, who, ere they show their art, Cast one asleep, then cut the diseased part...
Page 278 - It is now well ascertained that three compound chemical bodies possess, when inhaled into the lungs, the power of superinducing a state of anaesthesia, or insensibility to pain in surgical operations, &c., namely Nitrous Oxide, Sulphuric Ether, and Perchloride of Formyle. The following tabular view sho'ws that these agents are entirely different from each other in their chemical constitution, and hence that their elementary composition affords no apparent clue to the explanation of their anaesthetic...
Page 251 - All thai is received under the name of precipitated sulphur — or "lac sulphur," as the merchants commonly term it — except when it is expressly ordered, from an honorable manufacturer, contains from 80 to 95 per cent. of sulphate of lime. Opium is often invoiced at one-third the value of good quality, and is found, upon examination, not to be worth even that. The same may be said of scammony. Most of the foreign extracts are not what they profess to be, and cannot be relied upon in the treatment...
Page 573 - Prince Albert, Albert Prince of Wales, and the rest of the Royal Family ;" which afforded another opportunity to the C'ompany to display their loyalty.
Page 293 - ... their countenance, too much under the influence of the drug to care for passing events, and fast merging to the wished-for consummation. The last scene in this tragic play is generally a room in the rear of the building, a species of dead-house, where lie stretched those who have passed into the state of bliss the opium-smoker madly seeks— an emblem of the long sleep to which he is blindly hurrying.—Davis, vol.
Page 502 - ... PHYSICIAN'S PRESCRIPTION BOOK. Containing Lists of Terms, Phrases, Contractions, and Abbreviations used in Prescriptions, with Explanatory Notes, the Grammatical Constructions of Prescriptions, Rules for the Pronunciation of Pharmaceutical Terms, a Prosodiacal Vocabulary of the Names of Drugs, &c., and a Series of Abbreviated Prescriptions illustrating the use of the preceding terms, &c.
Page 292 - Some entering half distracted to feed the craving appetite they had been obliged to subdue during the day ; others laughing and talking wildly under the effects of a first pipe ; whilst the couches around are filled with their different occupants, who lie languid with an idiot smile upon their countenance, too much under the influence of the drug to care for passing events, and fast merging to the wished-for consummation.