British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 1

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Samuel Highley, 1848
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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 255 - ... rejected every article of clothing, others of whom, unable to stand erect, crouched themselves in corners and gave signs of life only by piteous howls, others in whom the faculty of speech had never been developed, and many whose voracious and indiscriminate gluttony satisfied itself with whatever they could lay hands upon, with the garbage thrown to swine or with their own excrements; these unfortunate beings, the rejected of humanity, I have seen properly clad, standing erect, walking, speaking,...
Page 559 - Students of his Class. By Charles D. Meigs, MD, Professor of Midwifery and the Diseases of Women and Children in Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, etc., etc.
Page 413 - ... 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 261 - 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 411 - Yet it is not as it was; for now the same material, the same variolous poison, will not produce the same effect upon it ; and the alteration thus made in the blood or the tissues is made once for all ; for commonly, through all...
Page iii - 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 Leucorrhoeal Affections, and the Diseases of Menstruation.
Page 404 - each single part of the body, in respect of its nutrition, stands to the whole body in the relation of an excreted substance...
Page 185 - 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 405 - ... 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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