The Medico-chirurgical Review, and Journal of Practical Medicine


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Página 474 - The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. Like the leaves of the forest when summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen: Like the leaves of the forest when autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown.
Página 30 - The golden rule of doing to others as we would be done by can surely reach the most untutored intellect.
Página 178 - Oh how unlike the complex works of man, Heaven's easy, artless, unencumber'd plan ! No meretricious graces to beguile, No clustering ornaments to clog the pile ; From ostentation, as from weakness, free, It stands like the cerulean arch we see, Majestic in its own simplicity. Inscribed above the portal, from afar Conspicuous as the brightness of a star, Legible only by the light they give, Stand the soul-quickening words — BELIEVE, AND LIVE.
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Página 184 - ... nothing being necessary for that purpose, but to be able to eat lustily, and swallow down much liquor ; and being naturally of a large size, a cheerful temper, and tolerable lively imagination, and having, in my country retirement, laid in store of ideas and facts; by these qualifications I soon became caressed by them, and grew daily in bulk, and in friendship with these gay gentlemen and their acquaintances.
Página 251 - ... more than a patent to exact contributions, or in lieu of these to perpetrate cruelties, in the name of the King or Parliament, respectively. With regard to provisions and pay, none of the belligerent parties could offer much of either ; their adherents were left to their own resources to procure both. In such a state of things it is not surprising that the allegiance of those half...
Página 561 - Professor Owen's Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Vertebrate Animals, delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons in 1844 and 1846.
Página 4 - ... now full a quarter of a century since we were first acquainted ? It was in 1757. During the greatest part of the time I lived...
Página 442 - Courrendelin, supplied with ore in the shape of small granulated red masses, varying from the size of a pea to that of a cherry, from the neighbouring mines. The remarkable rent by which the Jura has been cleft from top to bottom, so as...
Página 559 - Another confusion of terms has arisen, and has, indeed, much embarrassed me in enunciating the propositions put forth in these pages, on account of the imperfection of scientific language; an imperfection in great measure unavoidable, it is true, but not the less embarrassing. Thus, the words light, heat, electricity, and magnetism, are constantly used in two senses — viz. that of the force producing, or the subjective idea of force or power, and of the effect produced, or the objective phenomenon....

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