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Pàgina 363 - I was stared at, hooted at, grinned at, chattered at, by monkeys, by paroquets, by cockatoos. I ran into pagodas, and was fixed, for centuries, at the summit, or in secret rooms: I was the idol; I was the priest; I was worshipped; I was sacrificed. I fled from the wrath of Brama through all the forests of Asia: Vishnu hated me; Seeva laid wait for me. I came suddenly upon Isis and Osiris: I had done a deed, they said, which the ibis and the crocodile trembled at.
Pàgina 32 - Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Pàgina 403 - Indeed the characteristic properties of my s'.yle are just the opposite of diffuseness. I am remarkably concise, though I hope always clear, and generally energetic. Nothing indeed can constitute a greater contrast than my mode of writing, and that of Mr. Brande. If he be a good writer on scientific subjects, it follows as a necessary consequence...
Pàgina 46 - It is such duties ably performed that raise our profession to an exalted rank in the eyes of the world ; that cause the vulgar, who are ever ready to exclaim against the inutility of medicine, to marvel at the mysterious power by which an atom of arsenic, mingled amid a mass of confused ingesta, can still be detected.
Pàgina 263 - We who are Christians acknowledge that there be angels good and evil; and that they are spirits, and that the soul of man is a spirit; and that these spirits are immortal.
Pàgina 422 - MDFRS &c. &c. on the Influence of Artificial Eruptions, In certain Diseases incidental to the Human Body...
Pàgina 291 - ... measure shall contain equal to one dose of the croton oil for an adult, — by placing the phial near a fire, to evaporate what remains of the alcohol in the bottle, if the remainder be to that which has been abstracted by the alcohol as 55 to 45, the oil is genuine,— if olive, or any other oil, little soluble in alcohol, has been added, the residuum will be in larger proportion. But if castor oil has been employed, the proportion of the residue will be smaller than in the genuine medicine.
Pàgina 317 - When the last cast of the lead is over, the operator shows it round, and points out how exactly every part of the heart and the lungs are restored to their natural and proper shape; if the patient dies, (perhaps his death is hurried on by the fatigue and agitation occasioned by this mummery,) his death is ascribed to some oversight in the strict performance of all the relative parts of this casting of the heart. The moon must be at a certain age, and it must be performed at a certain turning of the...
Pàgina 590 - In many of the cases whose histories are recorded, the earliest disturbance in the general health could distinctly be traced to some cause acting upon the skin and producing derangement of its functions.
Pàgina 100 - When arrived at the house, she had no memory of its exterior ; but on entering the room where her mother had been confined, her eye anxiously traversed the apartment, and she said, " I have been here before, the prospect from the window is quite familiar to me, and I remember that in this part of the room there was a bed and a sick lady, who kissed me and wept.

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