British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of Practial Medicine and Surgery, Volume 1

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1848 - Medicine
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Page 144 - Self-love and reason to one end aspire, Pain their aversion, pleasure their desire ; But greedy That, its object would devour, This taste the honey, and not wound the flower : Pleasure, or wrong or rightly understood, Our greatest evil, or our greatest good.
Page 524 - Pharmaceutical Processes, with the Methods of Testing the Purity of the Preparations, deduced from Original Experiments. Translated from the Second German Edition, by STEPHEN DARBY. 18mo. cloth, 6s. MR. YEARSLEY. DEAFNESS PRACTICALLY ILLUSTRATED; being an Exposition of Original Views as to the Causes and Treatment of Diseases of the Ear.
Page 407 - ... to that of many other permanently rudimental organs, such as the mammary glands of the male, and others. For these rudimental organs certainly do not serve, in a lower degree, the same purposes as are served by the homologous parts which are completely developed in other species, or in the other sex. To say they are useless, is contrary to all we know of the absolute perfection and all-pervading purpose of creation ; to say they exist merely for the sake of conformity with a general type of structure,...
Page 214 - THE CAUSES AND TREATMENT OF ABORTION AND STERILITY: being the result of an extended Practical Inquiry into the Physiological and Morbid Conditions of the Uterus, with reference especially to Leucorrhceal Affections, and the Diseases of Menstruation.
Page 415 - ... it is asked, how can the brain be the organ of memory when you suppose its substance to be ever changing? or, how is it that your assumed nutritive change of all the particles of the brain is not as destructive of all memory and knowledge of sensuous things as the sudden destruction by some great injury is ? The answer is, — because of the exactness of assimilation accomplished in the formative process : the effect once produced by an impression...
Page 263 - Containing Four highly-finished Coloured Plates. 20s. each. " May be truly designated a splendid performance, surpassing, in the artistic beauty of its delineations, and fully equallIng in their fidelity to nature, any thing which has yet been brought out in this country or on the continent. We can scarcely speak too strongly of the merits of this work."— British and Foreign Medical Review.
Page iv - Perfumery, Skin Cosmetics, Hair Cosmetics, and Teeth Cosmetics ; Beverages, Dietetic Articles, and Condiments ; Trade Chemicals, Miscellaneous Preparations and Compounds used in the Arts, &c. ; with useful Memoranda and Tables.
Page 406 - each single part of the body, in respect of its nutrition, stands to the whole body in the relation of an excreted substance...
Page 187 - a heterogeneous or special structure can only arise out of one more homogeneous or general, and this by a gradual change ;' and applies this to the different directions of development, which present themselves in the primary subdivisions of the animal kingdom at a very early period of the history of the embryo, pointing out at the same time (as M.
Page 407 - ... it fitter for the nutrition of other parts, or adjusting the balance which might else be disturbed by the formation of some other part. Thus they minister to the self-interest of the individual, while, as if for the sake of wonder, beauty, and perfect order, they are conformed with the great law of the unity of organic types, and concur with the universal plan observed in the construction of organic beings.

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