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Page 72 - person of observation may perceive, within his own memory, both in town and country, how vastly the consumption of vegetables is increased. Green stalls in cities now support multitudes in a comfortable state, while gardeners get fortunes. . . . Potatoes have prevailed in this little district, by means of premiums, within these twenty years only, and are much esteemed here
Page 72 - by the poor, who would scarce have ventured to taste them in the last reign. Our Saxon ancestors certainly had some sort of cabbage, because they call the month of February " Sprout-cale," but long after their days the cultivation of gardens was little attended to.
Page 71 - summer and were not killed for winter use were turned out soon after Michaelmas to shift as they could through the dead months, so that no fresh meat could be had in winter or spring. Hence the marvellous
Page 17 - one mess or commons of flesh three days in the week, and if fish, then cheese or butter on the remaining four days : on high festivals a double mess ; and in particular on the Feast of St. Cuthbert in Lent, fresh salmon if it could be had, if not
Page 30 - and to make any suggestions to the Council they may think likely to be useful. XIX.—The Works of the Society shall be printed for the Members only. XX.—No alteration in the Laws of the Society shall be made, except at a General Meeting. Notice of the alteration to he proposed must also have been laid before
Page 71 - much smaller quantity of salted meat and fish now eaten in these kingdoms, from the use of linen next the skin, from the plenty of better bread, and from the profusion of fruits, roots,
Page 15 - BLOOD IN PEODUCING CONVULSIONS. By Drs. KUSSMAUL and TENNER. Translated by Dr. BRONNER, of Bradford. A MANUAL OF PATHOLOGICAL HISTOLOGY, intended to serve as an introduction to the study of Morbid Anatomy. By Professor BINDFLEISCH. (Bonn.) 2 vols. Translated by Dr. BAXTER. AN ATLAS OF ILLUSTRATIONS OF PATHOLOGY. (See " Medicine,'
Page 14 - of Dublin. Four Lithographs. ON THROMBOSIS OF THE CEREBRAL SINUSES. By Professor VON DUSCH. Translated by Dr. WHITLEY. LECTURES ON DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM. By Professor CHARCOT. (First, Second, and Third Series.) Translated by Dr. SIGERSON, of Dublin. With woodcuts. A MANUAL OF MENTAL PATHOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS. By Professor
Page 19 - XXX. Papular Syphilitic Eruption, with Indurated Chancre on the Skin of the Abdomen. .... XXXI. Pruriginous Impetigo after Varicella XXXII. Lichen of Infants XXXIII. Kerion of Scalp after Eingworm. .... XXXIV. Eruption produced by Iodide of Potassium. . . XXXV. Tinea Circinata XXXVI. Eupia-Psoriasis (from inherited Syphilis). . . . XXXVII. Prurigo Adolescentium. XXXVIII. Purpura Thrombotica XXXIX. Syphilitic Eupia, with Keloid