Lectures on the Morbid Anatomy, Nature, and Treatment, of Acute and Chronic Diseases

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Baldwin and Cradock, 1834 - 851 pages

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Page 547 - A blank, my lord : She never told her love, But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek : she pined in thought ; And, with a green and yellow melancholy, She sat like patience on a monument, Smiling at grief.
Page 199 - Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows belore.
Page 378 - And all things weigh'd in custom's falsest scale ; Opinion an omnipotence, — whose veil Mantles the earth with darkness, until right And wrong are accidents, and men grow pale Lest their own judgments should become too bright, And their free thoughts be crimes, and earth have too much light.
Page 315 - Who hath woe ? who hath sorrow ? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine ; they that go to seek mixed wine.
Page 505 - The acute champion of Teleology, Paley, saw no difficulty in admitting that the " production of things " may be the result of trains of mechanical dispositions fixed beforehand by intelligent appointment and kept in action by a power at the centre...
Page 567 - You will seldom be alarmed at hypochondriasis when it occurs in young subjects. I have, since I have lectured here, had the honour of curing some of the pupils of extraordinary and dangerous organic diseases by very slight means. I have cured an aneurism of the aorta by a slight purgative, ossification of the heart by a little blue pill, and chronic disease of the brain by a little Epsom salts...
Page 297 - How various his employments, whom the world Calls idle ; and who justly, in return, Esteems that busy world an idler too ! Friends, books, a garden, and perhaps his pen, Delightful industry...
Page 166 - The gentles ye wad ne'er envy 'em. It's true, they need na starve or sweat, Thro' winter's cauld, or simmer's heat ; They've nae sair wark to craze their banes, An' fill auld age wi' grips an' granes : But human bodies are sic fools, For a...
Page 277 - A friend of mine, Mr. George Vaux, of Ipswich, has tried a remedy for sixteen years in about two hundred cases; and the result has been so successful and so remarkably uniform, that I feel it my duty to mention the treatment here. This gentleman gives in dysentery, or inflammation of the mucous membrane about the colon, seven grains of nux vomica thrice daily.
Page 408 - If the tongue become more dry and baked, it generally does more harm ; if it become moist, it does good. " 2. If the pulse become quicker, it does harm ; if it be rendered slower, it does good. " 3. If the skin become hot and parched, it does harm ; if it become more comfortably moist, it does good. " 4. If the breathing become more hurried, it does harm ; if it become more deep and slow, it does good. " 5. If the patient become more and more restless, it does harm ; if he become more and more tranquil,...

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