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On Superstitions Connected with the History and Practice of Medicine and Surgery
Thomas Joseph Pettigrew
Korlátozott előnézet - 2014
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84. oldal - Canst thou not minister to a mind diseas'd ; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow; Raze out the written troubles of the brain ; And with some sweet oblivious antidote Cleanse the stuffd bosom of that perilous stuff Which weighs upon the heart?
95. oldal - Skrine the least soil of breath on the bright mirror he held to his mouth ; then each of us by turns examined his arm, heart, and breath ; but could not, by the nicest scrutiny, discover the least symptom of life in him.
59. oldal - ... poor folks, that were otherwise destitute of help : yet among all other experiments, this methought was most absurd and ridiculous, I could see no warrant for it.
102. oldal - ... such occasions, to ascertain the degree of animal temperature, with a view to future comparison. The 'paralytic man, wholly ignorant of the nature of the process to which he was to submit, but deeply impressed, from the representation of Dr.
51. oldal - England, there is a popular superstition that a ring made from a piece of silver collected at the Communion is a cure for convulsions and fits of every kind.
133. oldal - Banqueting house, the chirurgeons cause the sick to be brought or led up to the throne, where they kneeling...
5. oldal - In the nineteenth century the transmutation of metals will be generally known and practised. Every chemist and every artist will make gold ; kitchen utensils will be of silver, and even gold, which will contribute more than anything else to prolong life, poisoned at present by the oxides of copper, lead, and iron, which we daily swallow with our food.
26. oldal - St. Otilia keepes the head instead of Aries ; St. Blasius is appointed to governe the necke instead of Taurus ; St. Lawrence keepes the backe and shoulders instead of Gemini, Cancer, and Leo ; St. Erasmus rules the belly with the entrayles, in the place of Libra and Scorpius : in the stead of Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, and Pisces, the Holy Church of Rome hath elected St. Burgarde, St. Rochus, St. Quirinus, St. John, and many others, which governe the thighes, feet, shinnes, and knees.