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Page 293 - The river Rhine, it is well known, Doth wash your city of Cologne; But tell me, Nymphs! what power divine Shall henceforth wash the river Rhine?
Page 280 - ... we have more underdrained soil than any of the states. Underdrainage has everywhere been followed by a great lessening of sickness, and intermittent fever, once so common, has become so rare that it is a good deal less prevalent than in some of the oldest of the states. Our laws relating to drainage have been recently much improved, and a disposition to relieve the soil in every portion of the state of all excess of moisture tending to lessen its productiveness and to bring on sickness is everywhere...
Page 314 - God's good care And His remedies — light and water and air. All the doctors, beyond a doubt, Couldn't have cured Mrs. Rogers without." The deacon smiled and bowed his head ;
Page 293 - When the civilization of Egypt, Greece, and Rome faded, the world passed through dark ages of mental and physical barbarism. For a thousand years there was not a man or woman in Europe that ever took a bath, if the historian of those times, Michelet, is to be believed.
Page 314 - You are crazy," a visitor said. I flung a bottle at her head.
Page 308 - God and the Doctor we alike adore, But only when in danger, not before ; The danger o'er, both are alike requited, God is forgotten, and the Doctor slighted.
Page 313 - I opened the blinds ; the day was bright, And God gave Mrs. Rogers some light. I opened the window ; the day was fair, And God gave Mrs. Rogers some air. Bottles and blisters, powders and pills, Catnip, boneset, sirups, and squills : Drugs and medicines, high and low, I threw them as far as I could throw. "What are you doing?" my patient cried ; " Frightening Death,
Page 306 - ... 2. We are of opinion that the use of alcoholic liquor as a beverage is productive of a large amount of physical disease ; that it entails diseased appetites upon offspring ; and that it is the cause of a large percentage of the crime and pauperism of our cities and country.