Memoirs of the Life and Doctrines of the Late John Hunter, Esq: Founder of the Hunterian Museum, at the Royal College of Surgeons in London

J. Callow, 1818 - 262 pagina's

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Pagina 207 - Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who in his presence, at his request, and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses...
Pagina 219 - ... is a general effect, of people dying in what you may call health, in an apoplexy or epilepsy, in all sudden deaths where the person was a moment before that in perfect health. Q. Have you ever had an opportunity of seeing such appearances upon such subjects? A. Hundreds of times. Q. Should you consider yourself bound, by such an appearance, to impute the death of the subject to poison? A. No, certainly not; I should rather suspect an apoplexy, and I wish, in this case, the head had been opened...
Pagina 217 - Q. Is any certain analogy to be drawn from the effects of any given species of poison upon an animal of the brute creation, to that it may have upon a human subject ? — A.
Pagina 110 - and was consulted by all those surgeons who were attached to Mr. Pott during that gentleman's lifetime ; he was almost adored by the rising generation of medical men, who seemed to quote him as the schools at one time did Aristotle. * * * His town house was beginning to return all the sums it had cost him : it was spacious and exactly suited for his residence. The ground floor was occupied for professional purposes, and such was the afflux of morning patients that to find room for them, the drawing-room...
Pagina 229 - In making experiments on animals to ascertain how far the influence of the brain is necessary to the action of the heart, I found, that when an animal was pithed by dividing the spinal marrow in the upper part of the neck, respiration was immediately destroyed, but the heart still continued to...
Pagina 222 - We see most diseases are constitutional; the smallpox is constitutional, though it requires an immediate cause to produce the effects. The venereal disease is hereditary. I conceive apoplexy as much constitutional as any disease whatever. Q. Is apoplexy likely to attack a thin young man who had been in a course of taking cooling medicines before?
Pagina 88 - I thought that if a man would give up the last ten years of his life to this kind of alternate oblivion and action, it might be prolonged to a thousand years; and by getting himself thawed every hundred years, he might learn what had happened during his frozen condition. Like other schemers, I thought I should make my fortune by it; but this experiment undeceived me.
Pagina 223 - I feel at the time, I can give nothing decisive." " Extract from Mr. JUSTICE BCLLEK'S Charge. " For the prisoner, yon have had one gentleman called, who is likewise of the faculty, and a very able man. I can hardly say what his opinion is, for he does not seem to have formed any opinion at all of the matter.
Pagina 131 - If I had strength enough to hold a pen, I would write how easy and pleasant a thing it is to die.
Pagina 181 - ... unusually thickened, which did not allow it to collapse upon being opened; the quantity of water contained in it was scarcely more than is frequently met with, although it might probably exceed that which occurs in the most healthy state of these parts. The heart itself was very small, appearing too little for the cavity in which it lay, and did not give the idea of its being the effect of an unusual degree of contraction, but more of its having shrunk in its size. Upon the under surface of the...

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