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A. Besant and C. Bradlaugh, 1882 - Vivisection - 8 pages

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Page 11 - has blest me, sure it still Will lead me on; O'er moor and fen, o'er crag and torrent, till
Page 23 - noon I met with Mr. Hooke, and he tells me the dog which was filled with another dog's blood at the College the other day is very well, and like to be so as ever, and doubt not
Page 6 - which, during our two cholera epidemics of 1848-9 and 1853-4, were performed on half a million of human beings, dwelling in the southern districts of London, by certain commercial companies which supplied those districts with water. Both the Professor and the companies gave us valuable experimental teaching as to the manner in which cholera is spread.
Page 6 - Thiersch, and others following him, performed on a certain number of mice. On the other hand, there are the equally well-known popular experiments which, during our two cholera epidemics of 1848-9 and 1853-4, were performed on half a million of human beings, dwelling in the southern districts of
Page 2 - In surgery I am not aware of any of these experiments on the lower animals having led to the mitigation of pain, or to improvement as regards surgical details."*
Page 10 - Basis of National Progress," and at p. 80, will be found the following sentence: " The Antivivisection movement is but one of the phases of the ever-existing conflict between the advancing and retarding sections of mankind." I do not know whether I belong to the antivivisection movement or not, but I
Page 3 - I have thought over' it again and again, and have not been able to come to a conclusion in my own mind that there is any single operation in surgery which has been initiated by the performance of something like it on the lower animals.
Page 12 - undertaken, and the results of trephining for epilepsy published since are not so good as those published by Dr. Russell. The most recent contribution to the subject is a paper by Mr. JF West, who asks the question " Are our indications in any given case, either of paralysis or epilepsy, sufficiently precise and well-marked to warrant us in recommending the use of the
Page 7 - Fergusson is gone : the greatest master of the art, the greatest practical surgeon of our time ; and men can no longer watch the eyes that were so keen, or try to imitate the hands that were so strong, and yet so sensitive and swift and light; or wonder at the ready and clear knowledge, the prompt invention, the perfect calmness in the midst of danger.
Page 16 - arising from it, are happily now buried in oblivion, in spite of Saucerotte's vivisection, and would never again have been alluded to but for Mr. Gamgee's unfortunate resurrection of them. The modern verdict concerning fractures of the skull is given tersely in Mr. Flint South's words, " the less done as regards meddling with them the better," and

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