The Medical and Physical Journal, Band 40

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R. Phillips, 1818
 

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Seite 37 - ... or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern. Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.
Seite 249 - He had scarcely performed ten minutes, when a mouse, apparently frantic, made its appearance in the centre of the floor. The strange gestures of the little animal strongly excited the attention of the officers, who, with one consent, resolved to suffer it to continue its singular actions unmolested. Its exertions now appeared to be greater every moment ; it shook its head, leapt about tbe table, and exhihited signs of the most ecstatic delight.
Seite 249 - Journal," by Dr. Cramer, of Jefferson's county, on the authority of a gentleman of undoubted veracity, who states that " one evening in the month of December IB 17, as a few officers on board a British man-of-war, in the harbour of Portsmouth, were seated round the fire, one of them began to play a plaintive air on the violin. He had scarcely performed ten minutes, when a mouse, apparently frantic, made its appearance in the centre of the floor. The strange gestures of the little animal strongly...
Seite 506 - Exostosis has two different seats; it is either perioateal or medullary. By the periosteal exostosis I mean a deposition seated between the external surface of the bone and the internal surface of the periosteum, adhering with firmness to both surfaces; and by the medullary is to be understood a formation of a similar kind, originating in the medullary membrane and cancellated structure of bone.
Seite 45 - It is peculiarly gratifying to observe a man so distinguished in a profession in which, by the illiberal, religious scepticism is supposed to abound, directing his , talents to the maintenance of genuine piety and the enforcing of Christian virtue. To inculcate those principles which flow from the source of all truth and purity, and to impart them as a legacy to his children, was an object dear to his heart, and which he never failed to promote by constant exhortation and the powerful influence of...
Seite 42 - Rush in 1794, cannot be too highly valued, both on account of his minute and accurate description of the disease, and the many important facts he has recorded in relation to it. It was comprised in one volume octavo, and has undergone several editions, and been extensively circulated in the Spanish and in the French language. About this period, also, he offered to the medical world his Observations on the Symptoms and Cure of Dropsy...
Seite 136 - ... conceive to be another, namely, that the stony bodies should come from any other source than our own globe. The notion that these bodies come from the moon, though it has been laughed at as lunacy, is, when impartially considered, neither absurd nor impossible. It is quite true...
Seite 133 - ... times received such unanswerable proofs, as to be allowed by all who have candidly considered the evidence, and is only rejected by the really ignorant, or by those who, for the sake of singularity, affect disbelief. The first tolerably accurate narration of the fall of a meteoric stone relates to that of Ensisheim, near Basle, upon the Rhine. The account which is deposited in the church...
Seite 203 - ... of sarsaparilla. An infusion of the bark may be made in the proportion of half an ounce to a pint of water, and used ad libitum. The oil may be given as a gastric stimulant or carminative in the dose of from two to ten drops.
Seite 250 - Its oblong and pointed leaves, tough and alternate, are marked by lateral ribs, prominent at the lower surface, and parallel ; they are some of them ten inches long. We did not see the flower : the fruit is somewhat fleshy, and contains one, or sometimes two nuts. When incisions are made in the trunk of the...

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