Pamphlets - homoeopathic: Hahnemann

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Page xiii - American edition of a very celebrated work, written in French by the eminent Homoeopathic Professor Jahr, and it is considered the best practical compendium of this extraordinary science that has yet been composed. After a very judicious and instructive introduction, the work presents a table of the Homoeopathic medicines, with their names in Latin, English, and German ; the order in which they are to be studied, with their most important distinctions, and clinical illustrations of their symptoms...
Page xx - THE wisest man could ask no more of Fate Than to be simple, modest, manly, true, Safe from the Many, honored by the Few ; To count as naught in World, or Church, or State, But inwardly in secret to be great...
Page xxiv - I never allow any insane person,' he writes, ' to be punished by blows or other painful corporeal inflictions, since there can be no punishment where there is no sense of responsibility, and since such patients cannot be improved, but must be rendered worse, by such rough treatment.
Page xxviii - Every powerful medicinal substance produces in the human body a kind of peculiar disease ; the more powerful the medicine, the more peculiar, marked, and violent the disease.^ We should imitate nature, which sometimes cures a chronic disease by superadding another, and employ in the (especially chronic) disease we wish to cure, that medicine which is able to produce another very similar artificial disease, and the former will be cured ; similia similibus.

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