American Medical Gazette and Journal of Health, Volume 11, Part 1

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1859 - Medicine

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Page 110 - Be it a weakness, it deserves some praise, We love the play-place of our early days. The scene is touching, and the heart is stone That feels not at that sight, and feels at none.
Page 691 - I firmly believe that if the whole materia medica, as now used, could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would be all the better for mankind, — and all the worse for the fishes.
Page 636 - The education furnished by the Institution will include, not only the simpler elements of instruction, usually taught in common schools, where that is practicable, but will embrace a course of training in the more practical matters of every day life; the cultivation of habits of decency, propriety, selfreliance and the development and enlargement of a capacity for useful occupation.
Page 683 - Then give place to the physician, for the Lord hath created him: let him not go from thee, for thou hast need of him.
Page 168 - One science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human wit : Not only bounded to peculiar arts, But oft in those confined to single parts.
Page 762 - Holds such an enmity with blood of man, That, swift as quicksilver, it courses through The natural gates and alleys of the body ; And, with a sudden vigour, it doth posset And curd, like eager droppings into milk, The thin and wholesome blood...
Page 759 - ... but among those who are more advantageously situated, who have better opportunities of education, and of whom we have a right to expect that they should constitute the most intelligent and thoughtful members of the community. Nor is the practice confined to grown-up men. Boys, even at the best schools, get the habit of smoking, because they think it manly and fashionable to do so ; not unfrequently because they have the example set them by their tutors, and partly because there is no friendly...
Page 678 - Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal ; Nor number nor example with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind, Though single.
Page 683 - The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth ; and he that is wise will not abhor them.
Page 111 - Then here's to our boyhood, its gold and its gray ! The stars of its Winter, the dews of its May ! And when we have done with our life-lasting toys, Dear Father, take care of thy children, the Boys ! \The Professor talks with the Reader.

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