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Página 247 - ... although bloodletting is never to be neglected in the earlier stages of the disease, my own experience is, that more recoveries from head affections of the most alarming aspect take place under the use of very strong purging, than under any other mode of treatment.
Página 351 - When every form of death, and every woe, Shot from malignant stars to earth below ; When Murder bared her arm, and rampant War Yoked the red dragons of her iron car ; When Peace and Mercy banish'd from the plain, Sprung on the viewless winds to heaven again ; All, all forsook the friendless, guilty mind, But HOPE, the charmer, linger'd still behind.
Página 213 - Physiological Illustrations of the Organ of Hearing, more particularly of the Secretion of Cerumen, and its effects in rendering auditory perception accurate and acute, with further remarks on the treatment of diminution of hearing, arising from imperfect secretion, etc. Being a sequel to the Guide and to the Illustrations of Acoustic Surgery.
Página 205 - Such, however, is, at the same time, the nature of the animal economy, that this debility proves an indirect stimulus to the sanguiferous system ; whence, by the intervention of the cold stage and spasm connected with it, the action of the heart and larger arteries is increased, and continues so till it has had the effect of restoring the energy of the brain, of extending this energy to the extreme vessels, of restoring, therefore, their action, and thereby especially overcoming the spasm affecting...
Página 186 - Apothecary, shall be required to produce: Testimonials of having served an Apprenticeship of not less than five years to an Apothecary; of having attained the full age of Twenty-one years, and being of a good moral conduct.
Página i - I I summer evenings are death. The banks of its refreshing streams, its rich and flowery meadows, the borders of its glassy lakes, the luxuriant plains of its overflowing agriculture, the valley where its aromatic shrubs regale the eye and perfume the air, these are the chosen seats of this plague, the throne of Malaria.
Página 235 - ... symptom of the affection. Another symptom, which at this period shows the true nature of the disease, is a peculiar expression of pain in the countenance, which, combined with the position and stiffness of the head, constitutes so characteristic an assemblage of appearances, that it is enough to have seen it once, in order to recognize it again immediately.
Página 253 - ... flabby, without any spasmodic rigidity of the muscles, which so often occurs in affections of the spine. Although often accompanied with a torpid state of the bowels, aggravated no doubt by the impaired muscular power of the abdominal parietes, there has not, in any instance that I have witnessed, been any train of gastric symptoms similar to those which so constantly attend affections of the spine, especially of the dorsal region.
Página 299 - Researches into the Causes, Nature, and Treatment of the more prevalent Diseases of India, and of Warm Climates generally ; illustrated with Cases, Post-mortem Examinations, and numerous coloured Engravings of Morbid Structures.
Página iv - ... To suggest that he who does this is sowing the seeds of disease, that he may reap the fruit of fevers and apothecaries' bills, is to excite the smile of superciliousness or contempt; as he must long yet submit to be the object of both, who would try to convince mankind that the pond which has been constructed for a few gold fishes, or the river which meanders through the woody valley, is a death-spring of diseases, or that the fevers and the tooth-aches which are the torments of his family, the...