The Mirror of Literature,Amusement,and Instruction.VOL.I.January to June,1847

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Page 186 - Paris, there grew upon both my hands a number of warts (at the least an hundred) in a month's space. The English Ambassador's Lady, who was a woman far from superstition, told me one day, she would help me away with my warts; whereupon she got a piece of lard with the skin on, and rubbed the warts all over with the fat side, and amongst the rest, that wart which I had had from my childhood...
Page 185 - I'm resolv'd to search for thee: The search itself rewards the pains. So, though the chymic his great secret miss (For neither it in art or nature is,) Yet things well worth his toil he gains; And does his charge and labour pay With good unsought experiments by the way.
Page 58 - ... than she used in delineating and in beautifying the Old World.... The heavens of America appear infinitely higher, the sky is bluer, the air is fresher, the cold is intenser, the moon looks larger, the stars are brighter the thunder is louder, the lightning is vivider, the wind is stronger, the rain is heavier, the mountains are higher, the rivers longer, the forests bigger, the plains broader.
Page 256 - Loss of Memory or Forgetfulness certainly cured by a grateful electuary peculiarly adapted for that end. It strikes at the primary source, which few apprehend, of forgetfulness — makes the head clear and easy — the spirits free, active, and undisturbed — corroborates and revives all the noble faculties of the soul, such as thought, judgment, apprehension, reason, and memory; which last, in particular, it so strengthens, as to render that faculty exceeding quick and good beyond imagination ;...
Page 359 - House, from its members wearing their hoods lined with white silk. All the rest constitute the NonRegent or Lower House, otherwise called the BlackHood House, its members wearing black silk hoods. But Doctors of more than two years...
Page 186 - The success was, that within five weeks space all the warts went quite away : and that wart which I had so long endured, for company. But at the rest I did little marvel, because they came in a short time, and might go away in a short time again : but the going away of that which had stayed so long doth yet stick with me.
Page 391 - Oh, that he Were once more that landscape-painter, Which did win my heart from me ! ' So she droop'd and droop'd before him, Fading slowly from his side : Three fair children first she bore him, Then before her time she died.
Page 257 - ... who, I hear, is lately gone the way of his patients, having died worth five hundred pounds per annum, though he was not ' born
Page 78 - Tear forth the fathers of poor families Out of their beds, and coffin them, alive, In some kind, clasping prison, where their bones May be forthcoming, when the flesh is rotten...
Page 115 - That period of twenty-four hours, formed by the regular revolution of our earth, in which all its inhabitants partake, is particularly distinguished in the physical economy of man. This regular period is apparent in all diseases; and all the other small periods, so wonderful in our physical history, are by it in reality determined.

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