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FROM AUGUST, 1866, TO JULY, 1867.
Philadelphia: A. J. TAFEL, 48 North Ninth Street, London: ALFRED HEATH, 60 Ebury Street, Eaton Square.
Ar the commencement of a new volume of the Habnemannian, we feel a strong impulse to press forward rather than to look back. And yet all that is prospective and hoped for must be inseparably connected with that which is retrospective and experienced—even as the future is ever being raised upon the foundations of the past! So the labors of the year that is closed, our extended acquaintance and still more extensive correspondence, serve but to point out more clearly the needs of the members of the Profession, and thus to indi. cate with still greater accuracy the duties of the medical Journalist. And we see opening up before us the rapid and mighty progress of Homeopathy,—as in a vast historical panorama, in which the slow advance of by-gone years is concentrated and represented in the accelerated movement of a single hour.
In the Dead Sea calm of apathetic indifference and inaction, there is neither life nor hope. But where there is action, however antagonistic, there is movement,—which if rightly guided and inspired by sound principles, must become a truly progressive life, and must lead to the most beneficent results. It is in the struggle, that truth gains the victory! It is in the