Universal Biography: Containing a Copious Account, Critical and Historical, of the Life and Character, Labors and Actions of Eminent Persons, in All Ages and Countries, Conditions and Professions ...

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E. Sargeant, 1810

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Page 36 - I am not insensible," says he, " of the dangers that must attend such a journey. Trusting, however, in the protection of that kind Providence which has hitherto preserved me, I calmly and cheerfully commit myself to the disposal of unerring wisdom. Should it please God to cut off my life in the prosecution of this design, let not my conduct be uncandidly imputed to rashness or enthusiasm, but to a serious, deliberate conviction, that I am pursuing the path of duty ;. and to a sincere desire of being...
Page 16 - go back to those who sent you, and acquaint them that no officer of mine shall attend soldiers ; and let them know, at the same time, that the laws of this kingdom are not to be executed by the sword : these matters belong to the civil power, and you have nothing to do with them.
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Page 4 - The sick never languished long under his hands, being always killed or cured in two or three days. He was sent chiefly to those who were given up by other physicians, to whose great grief and indignation the patients were often unexpectedly restored to health. His work...

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