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Pagina 246 - Doth any man doubt that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunken things, full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves?
Pagina 375 - If to do were as easy as to know what were^ good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. It is a good divine that follows his own instructions: I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching.
Pagina 435 - The sitz-bath is a tub of cold water, in which the patient sits for a period varying from a few minutes to an hour, or even longer, using constant friction to the abdominal region. The other baths mentioned in this paragraph need no description. These, as well as the former processes, are sometimes repeated during the day. In certain cases the day's proceedings commence with some of them, in place of those previously mentioned.
Pagina 431 - In less than hah' an hour, he was in so great a sweat, that when he came out he was as wet as if he had come out of a river, and the...
Pagina 551 - The names of all known genera, with their synonyms, are given under each natural order, the numbers of the genera and species are in every case computed from what seems to be the best authority, and complete indices of the multitudes of names embodied in the work are added, so as to enable a botanist to know immediately under what natural order a given genus is stationed, or what are the uses to which any species has been applied.
Pagina 247 - Go and wash in Jordan seven times, and thy flesh shall come again to thee, and thou shalt be clean. But Naaman was wroth, and went away, and said, Behold, I thought, He will surely come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of the LORD his God, and strike his hand over the place, and recover the leper.
Pagina 431 - Indians of those parts. I found him ill of a fever, his head and limbs much affected with pain, and at the same time his wife preparing a bagnio for him. The bagnio resembled a large oven, into which he crept by a door on the one side, while she put several...
Pagina 235 - They cannot be perfected till their whole processes are laid open, and their language simplified and rendered universally intelligible. Art is the application of knowledge to a practical end ? If the knowledge be merely accumulated experience, the art is empirical ; but if it be experience reasoned upon and brought under general principles, it assumes a higher character, and becomes a scientific art.
Pagina vii - THE MICROSCOPIC ANATOMY OF THE HUMAN BODY, IN HEALTH AND DISEASE. Illustrated with Several Hundred Drawings in Colour. Two vols. 8vo. cloth, £1. 10s.
Pagina 431 - ... his length near a long (but gentle) fire in the middle of his wigwam, or house, turning himself several times, till he was dry, and then he rose and fell to getting us our dinner, seeming to be as easie and well in health as at any other time.

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