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Page 95 - I have put my life upon a cast, And I will stand the hazard of the die. That hazard now, thank Heaven is small —for the daily increasing number of upright and honorable practitioners who espouse my views, place me already sufficiently far above the reach of my enemies, to enable me to despise them thoroughly ; and at this moment
Page 106 - Whereas, it is believed that a National Convention would be conducive to the elevation of the standard of Medical Education in the United States, and whereas, there is no mode of accomplishing so desirable an object, without concert of action on the part of the medical Societies, Colleges, and institutions of all the States, therefore,
Page 5 - in the concealment of his disease. I then affected to lament the indecency of my ignorant examination, when he expressed his forgiveness, and said with the utmost gravity and emphasis, in the face of the whole Court, " I AM THE CHRIST," and so the cause ended. Gentlemen, this is not the only instance of the power of concealing
Page 99 - qualities, Nor nought so vile that on the earth doth live, But to the earth some special good doth give ; For aught
Page 271 - Our senses narrow, and our reason frail, Life short, and TRUTH a gem that loves the deep, And all things weighed in Custom's falsest scale. Opinion an omnipotence—whose veil Mantles the earth with
Page 101 - every man has found in Physicians great liberality and dignity of sentiment, very prompt effusion of beneficence, and willingness to exert a lucrative art where there is no hope of lucre.
Page 276 - of butchers,—take away as much blood as you like, but have done with it !' We seized the moment, (adds Mr. Millengen,) and drew about twenty ounces. On coagulating, the blood presented a strong buffy coat yet the relief obtained did NOT correspond to the hopes we had formed ; and during the night the fever became stronger than it
Page 116 - Medical Society earnestly recommend a National Convention of delegates from the Medical Societies and Colleges in the whole Union, to convene in the city of New York, on the first Tuesday in May, in the year 1846, for the purpose of adopting some concerted action on the subject set forth in the foregoing preamble.
Page 90 - Hoadly, and others, were published, that Mr. Wesley collected together the sum of what had been written on this subject, and published it with this title : " Desideratum : or Electricity made plain and useful. By a lover of mankind and common sense.
Page 116 - the following preamble and resolution: " Whereas, it is believed that a National Convention would be conducive to the elevation of the standard of Medical Education in the United States, and whereas, there is no mode of accomplishing so desirable an object, without concert of action on the part of the medical Societies, Colleges, and institutions of all the States, therefore,