On the Cure of Cataract: With a Practical Summary of the Best Modes of Operating, Continental and British

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Mitchell, 1850 - 224 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 202 - And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept; and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof; and the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman and brought her unto the man.
Pàgina 204 - Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased ; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow ; Raze out the written troubles of the brain ; And, with some sweet, oblivious antidote, Cleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff, Which weighs upon the heart ? Doct.
Pàgina 207 - JWXjjdov air&vruv — oblivion-causing of all troubles; that would "raze out the written troubles of the brain." " Give me the sweet oblivious antidote," says Macbeth, "that would cleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff that weighs upon the heart.
Pàgina 208 - Not that Nepenthes which the wife of Thone In Egypt gave to Jove-born Helena Is of such power to stir up joy as this, To life so friendly, or so cool to thirst.
Pàgina 202 - And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam ; and he slept ; and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof." In this remarkable verse the whole process of a surgical operation is briefly detailed. But the passage is principally striking, as affording evidence of our Creator himself using means to save poor human nature from the unnecessary endurance of physical pain.
Pàgina 205 - Temper'd with drugs of sovereign use, to assuage The boiling bosom of tumultuous rage ; To clear the cloudy front of wrinkled Care, And dry the tearful sluices of Despair : Charm'd with that virtuous draught, the exalted mind All sense of woe delivers to the wind.
Pàgina 166 - A bark about 4000 toises distant was seen approaching Geneva by the left bank of the lake, and at the same moment there was seen above the water an image of the sails, which, in place of following the direction of the bark, receded from it, and seemed to approach Geneva by the right bank of the lake ; the image sailing from east to west, while the bark was sailing from north to south. The image was of the same size as the object when it first receded from the bark, but it grew less and less as it...
Pàgina 205 - Charm'd with that virtuous draught, the exalted mind All sense of woe delivers to the wind. Though on the blazing pile his parent lay. Or a loved brother groan'd his life away.
Pàgina 167 - ... numberless series of pilasters, arches, castles well delineated, regular columns, lofty towers, superb palaces, with balconies and windows, extended alleys of trees, delightful plains with herds and flocks, armies of men on foot and horseback, and many other strange images, in their natural colours and proper actions, passing rapidly in succession along the surface of the sea...
Pàgina 189 - A convenient mode of ascertaining the effect is obtained by introducing a tube into the upper part of a bottle containing ether and breathing through it : a stimulating effect is at first perceived at the epiglottis, but soon becomes very much diminished ; a sensation of fulness is then generally felt in the head, and a succession of effects similar to those produced by nitrous oxide. By lowering the tube into the bottle, more of the ether is inhaled...

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