The British Journal of Homoeopathy, Volume 1

John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell
Maclachlan, Stewart, & Company, 1843

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Pagina 291 - And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have ; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
Pagina 292 - For the wit and mind of man, if it work upon matter, which is the contemplation of the creatures of God, worketh according to the stuff, and is limited thereby; but if it work upon itself, as the spider worketh his web, then it is endless, and brings forth indeed cobwebs of learning, admirable for the fineness of thread and work, but of no substance or profit.
Pagina 83 - With this eye he had a perception of light, and was even capable of perceiving colours of an intense and decided tone. He believed himself moreover able to perceive about one third of a square inch of any bright object, if held at the distance of half an inch or an inch from the eye, and obliquely in such a direction as to reflect the light strongly towards the pupil. But this I am convinced was a mere delusion ; for, from the state of the interior of the eye...
Pagina 106 - To become thus the murderer or the tormentor of my brethren was to me an idea so frightful and overwhelming, that, soon after my marriage, I renounced the practice of medicine, that I might no longer incur the risk of doing injury, and I engaged exclusively in chemistry, and in literary occupations.
Pagina 223 - The excellent professor sagaciously and charitably adds, that it is not ' unlikely that the system of the homoeopathists in Germany may have grown out of some facts that had been observed with respect to the powerful influence exerted on the system, when even very minute quantities of certain active principles were added to common medicines.
Pagina 222 - ... prejudices. Davy, fearlessly following the principle of electrical induction by contact, discovered that half-a-dozen square feet of the copper sheathing of the British fleet are rendered electro-negative (that is, the polarities of all the innumerable particles which make up that extent of surface are reversed) by a zinc nail driven through the centre of the space, and are thereby protected from the corrosive action of the sea with its stores of oxygen, chlorine, and iodine, everywhere ready...
Pagina 292 - Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears: "Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes And perfect witness of all-judging Jove; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed.
Pagina 348 - Hahnemann's, was appointed as the physician, and two members of the commission always attended him during his visit, and at the expiration of every ten days reported the progress of the cases under his charge. The only part of the report published is that of Drs.
Pagina 222 - That such minute proportions of extraneous matter," says Mr. Herschel, " should be found capable of communicating sensible mechanical motions and properties of a definite character to the body they are mixed with, is perhaps one of the most extraordinary facts that has appeared in chemistry.
Pagina 210 - To the true physician, whose province it is to vanquish the disease that brings its victim to the very borders of corporeal dissolution, and to produce, as it were, a second creation of life (a greater work than almost all the other much-vaunted performances of mankind), — to him Nature, in all her wide expanse, with all her sources and productions, must lie open...

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