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Page 535 - A Dictionary of Practical Medicine: Comprising General Pathology, the Nature and Treatment of Diseases, Morbid Structures, and the Disorders especially...
Page 54 - ... of any, whether young or old, (no not in the most difficult and desperate cases) without the advice and consent of such as are skillful in the same art, (if such may be had) or at least of some of the wisest and gravest then present...
Page 45 - That the annual loss of life from filth and bad ventilation is greater than the loss from death or wounds in any wars in which, the country has been engaged in modern times.
Page 59 - What this disease was, that so generally and mortally swept away, not only these but other Indians, their neighbours, I cannot well learn. Doubtless it was some pestilential disease. I have discoursed with some old Indians, that were then youths; who say, that the bodies all over were exceeding yellow, describing it by a yellow garment they showed me, both before they died, and afterwards.
Page 531 - In the record of births, the date of the birth, the place of birth, the name of the child, (if it have any,) the sex and color of the child, the names and...
Page 325 - Whenever, on the application of the board of health, it shall be made to appear to any justice of the peace, that there is just cause to suspect that any baggage, clothing or goods, of any kind...
Page 326 - ... to be recovered before any justice of the peace in the county where such...
Page 152 - The exhalations from sewers, churchyards, vaults, slaughter-houses, cesspools, commingle in this atmosphere, as polluted waters enter the Thames ; and, notwithstanding the wonderful provisions of nature for the speedy oxydation of organic matter in water and air, accumulate, and the density of the poison (for in the transition of decay it is a poison) is sufficient to impress its destructive action on the living — to receive and impart the processes of zymotic principles — to connect by a subtle,...
Page 55 - As health is essentially necessary to the happiness of society ; and as its preservation or recovery is closely connected with the knowledge of the animal economy, and of the properties and effects of medicines; and as the benefit of medical institutions, formed on liberal principles, and encouraged by the patronage of the law, is universally acknowledged: Be it therefore enacted...