Janus, Volume 14

Janus, 1909
"Revue internationale de l'histoire des sciences, de la médecine, de la pharmacie et de la technique." (varies).

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Pagina 498 - If you can look into the seeds of time, And say, which grain will grow, and which will not, Speak then to me, who neither beg, nor fear, Your favours, nor your hate.
Pagina 873 - Man may be excused for feeling some pride at having risen, though not through his own exertions, to the very summit of the organic scale; and the fact of his having thus risen, instead of having been aboriginally placed there, may give him hope for a still higher destiny in the distant future.
Pagina 871 - This creature, if its whole structure had been examined by a naturalist, would 'have been classed amongst the Quadrumana, as surely as would the common and still more ancient progenitor of the Old and New World monkeys.
Pagina 293 - To a graduate in physick his due is about ten shillings, though he commonly expects or demands twenty. Those that are only licensed physicians, their due is no more than six shillings and eightpence, though they commonly demand ten shillings. A surgeon's fee is...
Pagina 270 - Si tibi deficiant Medici, medici tibi fiant Haec tria : mens laeta, requies, moderata diaeta.
Pagina 309 - Montgolfier therefore contended that for 3,000,000^. sterling at the utmost, a wooden floating-bridge might be constructed from Dover to Calais on a larger scale than the one originally proposed, which would defy any tempest that could arise. The interruption to navigation, however, was an insurmountable obstacle to such an attempt. It was amusing after this discussion to hear, in a farce acted in one of the theatres at Paris, the following lines put into the mouth of a projector : — ' Pour dompter...
Pagina 290 - This person retired into the country afterwards and returned to London at the end of two years, and acknowledged to me his cure by settling thirty pounds a year upon me during his life and paid me sixty pounds for the two years passed.
Pagina 169 - Par le Dr. J. Brault, professeur de clinique des maladies des pays chauds et des maladies cutanées et syphilitiques à l'école de médecine d'Alger.
Pagina 306 - Quant à la conséquence ultérieure de pouvoir naviguer dans l'air, à la hauteur de la région de la grêle , je ne pense pas que cela expose jamais personne aux frais et aux dangers d'une telle navigation ; il n'est question ici que d'une simple théorie sur sa possibilité, et je ne la propose , cette théorie, que par manière de réeréation physique et géométrique.
Pagina 876 - ... the incorporated ideal of a man of science. Acute as were his reasoning powers, vast as was his knowledge, marvellous as was his tenacious industry, under physical difficulties which would have converted nine men out of ten into aimless invalids; it was not these qualities, great as they were, which impressed those who were admitted to his intimacy with involuntary veneration, but a certain intense and almost passionate honesty by which all his thoughts and actions were irradiated, as...

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