History of Medicine in New Jersey: And of Its Medical Men, from the Settlement of the Province to A.D. 1800, Part 1800

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M.R. Dennis & Company, 1879 - Medicine - 449 pages

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Page 205 - Since our arrival at this happy spot we have had a ham, sometimes a shoulder of bacon, to grace the head of the table ; a piece of roast beef adorns the foot ; and a dish of beans, or greens, almost imperceptible, decorates the centre. When the cook has a mind to cut a figure, which I presume will be the case to-morrow, we have two beefsteak pies or dishes of crabs in addition...
Page 30 - So went Satan forth from the presence of the LORD, and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot unto his crown.
Page 107 - ... to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be answered, defend and be defended, in courts of record, or any other place whatsoever...
Page 272 - Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord: — Yea, saith the spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and their works do follow them
Page 100 - THIS Indenture Witnesseth, That ; Now aged by and with the consent of hath put himself, and by these presents doth voluntarily, and of his own free Will and Accord, put himself Apprentice to...
Page 205 - ... twelve feet apart. Of late he has had the surprising sagacity to discover, that apples will make pies; and it is a question, if, in the violence of his efforts, we do not get one of apples, instead of having both of beef-steaks. If the ladies can put up with such entertainment, and will submit to partake of it on plates, once tin but now iron (not become so by the labor of scouring), I shall be happy to see them; and am, dear Doctor, yours.
Page 17 - Few physicians amongst us are eminent for their skill. Quacks abound like locusts in Egypt, and too many have recommended themselves to a full practice and profitable subsistence. This is the less to be wondered at, as the profession is under no kind of regulation.
Page 16 - He that sinneth before his Maker, let him fall into the hands of the physician!' Frequently there is more danger from the physician than from the distemper.
Page 167 - ... a very particular account. He had some letters, and was ingenious, but much of an unbeliever, and wickedly undertook, some years after, to travesty the Bible in doggrel verse, as Cotton had done Virgil.
Page 263 - The concessions and agreements of the proprietors, freeholders and inhabitants of the province of West New Jersey in America.

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