Journal of Therapeutics and Dietetics, Volume 2

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Pitts Edwin Howes
Therapeutic Publishing Company, 1908

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Page 352 - This is life to come, Which martyred men have made more glorious For us who strive to follow. May I reach That purest heaven, be to other souls The cup of strength in some great agony, Enkindle generous ardor, feed pure love, Beget the smiles that have no cruelty, Be the sweet presence of a good diffused, And in diffusion ever more intense. So shall I join the choir invisible Whose music is the gladness of the world.
Page 365 - For him the wind, ay, and the yellow leaves, Shall have a voice, and give him eloquent teachings. He shall so hear the solemn hymn that Death Has lifted up for all, that he shall go To his long resting-place without a tear.
Page 141 - Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that day which must be done whether you like it or not. Being forced to work and forced to do your best will breed in you temperance, self-control, diligence, strength of will, content and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
Page 23 - As a horse when he has run, a dog when he has caught the game, a bee when it has made its honey, so a man when he has done a good act, does not call out for others to come and see, but he goes on to another act, as a vine goes on to produce again the grapes in season.
Page 56 - All true Work is sacred ; in all true Work, were it but true hand-labor, there is something of divineness. Labor, wide as the Earth, has its summit in Heaven. Sweat of the brow ; and up from that to sweat of the brain, sweat of the heart ; which includes all Kepler calculations, Newton meditations, all Sciences, all spoken Epics, all acted Heroisms, Martyrdoms, — up to that "Agony of bloody sweat...
Page 46 - If all the drugs were cast into the sea it would be so much the better for men, and so much the worse for the fish." Dr. Quain, editor of the Dictionary of Medicine, in an address to the British Medical Association in 1873, says : "Alas ! our means of curing disease do not make equally rapid progress. This is not as some assert, because disease cannot...
Page xxix - FOR NERVE DISORDERS NEURILLA If Patient suffers fromTHE BLUES (Nerve Exhaustion), Nervous Insomnia. Nervous Headache, Irritability .or General Nervousness, £ive four times' a day one teaspoonful NEURILLA ~| In &«rvous f rotfulnosa of teotHirig Children -yj to tw«nty drops.
Page 199 - Milk, is given in such a case every hour or two hours, the results are most striking. The swelling becomes smaller, the pus reaches the surface in four or five days, and when it is evacuated leaves a benign wound which quickly heals. The effects of these remedies are equally conspicuous in mammary abscesses, although in rare instances they appear temporarily to increase the pain — a remark which seems sometimes to hold good with respect to boils. But as a rule the pain is speedily mitigated. Singular...

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