American Observer Medical Monthly, Volume 12

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Page 477 - ... from the North and from the South, from the East and from the West, all anxious to join as members of one nation for the good of our country.
Page 430 - Than the soft myrtle: but man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assured, His glassy essence, like an angry ape, Plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven As make the angels weep; who, with our spleens, Would all themselves laugh mortal.
Page 577 - Regents of the University of Michigan are hereby authorized to establish a homoeopathic medical college as a branch or department of said University, which shall be located at the city of Ann Arbor.
Page 613 - The first and sole duty of the physician is to restore health to the sick.* This is the true art of healing.
Page 203 - That mercury is probably a true vital antidote against the syphilitic virus and that it is capable of bringing about a real cure. That, in practice, a good many cases are really cured by mercury, the cure being proved by the restoration to good health, and in some cases by renewed susceptibility to contagion. That the probability of cure depends upon the stage of development attained...
Page 285 - And protoplasm was inorganic and undifferentiated, containing all things in potential energy ; and a spirit of evolution moved upon the fluid mass. " 3. And the Unknowable said, ' Let atoms attract ; and their contact begat light, heat, and electricity.
Page 619 - What to-day is believed is to-morrow to be cast aside, certainly has been the law of advancement, and seemingly must continue to be so. What has clinical therapeutics established permanently and indisputably? Scarcely anything beyond the primary facts that quinia will arrest an intermittent, that salts will purge, and that opium will quiet pain and lull to sleep.
Page 619 - Therapeutics developed in this manner cannot, however, rest upon a secure foundation. What to-day is believed is to-morrow to be cast aside, certainly has been the law of advancement, and seemingly must continue to be so. What has clinical therapeutics established permanently and indisputably?
Page 204 - The county records show two hundred of her descendants who have been criminals. In one single generation of her unhappy line there were twenty children; of these, three died in infancy, and seventeen survived to maturity.
Page 619 - Experience is said to be the mother of wisdom. Verily, she has been in medicine rather a blind leader of the blind...

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