Doctors and Patients: Or, Anecdotes of the Medical World and Curiosities of Medicine, 第 2 卷

R. Bentley and son, 1873 - 288 頁

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第 92 頁 - who hath babbling ? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine ; they that go to seek mixed wine. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright (sparkleth ?). At the last it biteth like a
第 29 頁 - seems capable of destroying physical pain, it may probably be used with advantage during surgical operations in which' no great effusion of blood takes place.' Nor was this an accidental conjecture of genius, but the result of ten months' experiments ; so that Davy must be acknowledged as the originator of that prolific idea, which
第 62 頁 - Knowledge will clear the surface without penetrating to the core. As for legislation— ' How small of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure!
第 22 頁 - announcement that,' as nitrous oxide seems capable of destroying physical pain, it may probably be used with advantage during surgical operations,' before this pregnant suggestion was acted on. In 1818, an article, believed to have been written by Mr. Faraday, and published in the
第 141 頁 - For you there's rosemary and rue ; these keep Seeming and savour all the winter long: Grace and remembrance to you both. The saving, salubrious, and antiseptic qualities of Rue are recorded
第 167 頁 - by action dignified. Within the infant rind of this weak flower, Poison hath residence and med'cine power: For this, being smelt, with that part cheers each part; Being tasted, slays all senses with the heart. . Two such opposed kings encamp them still In man as well as herbs—grace and rude will; And, where the worser is predominant, Full soon the canker death eats up that plant.
第 19 頁 - more than anything besides, helps to teach us the actual value and right use of the imagination—of that wondrous faculty which, left to ramble uncontrolled, leads us astray into a wilderness of perplexities and errors, a land of mists and shadows ; but which, properly controlled by experience and reflection, becomes the noblest attribute of man—the source of
第 34 頁 - long as he acts his nature, or some way makes good the faculties of himself. Themistocles, therefore, that slew his soldier in his sleep, was a merciful executioner; 'tis a kind of punishment the mildness of no laws hath invented.
第 218 頁 - Who would have thought the old man had so much blood in him ?' Lord Byron notes in ' Don Juan,' ' before I was sixteen years of age, I was witness to a melancholy instance of the same effect of mixed passions upon a young
第 128 頁 - of this fascinating plant; whose kettle has scarcely time to cool; who, with tea amuses the evening, with tea solaces the midnight, and with tea welcomes the morning. ' That the diseases commonly called nervous, tremors,