Canada Lancet, Volume 11

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Lancet Publishing Company, 1879 - Medicine

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Page 277 - And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.
Page 370 - To encourage young men to pursue regular courses of study in classical or scientific institutions before entering upon the study of medicine. Third. To extend the bounds of medical science, to elevate the profession, to relieve human suffering, and to prevent disease.
Page 82 - Being accustomed to the words mill, cent, and dime, we shall find the words 'milligram,' 'centigram,' and 'decigram' quite as simple and easy to pronounce as our words ' pennyweight-troy,' ' hundredweight-avoirdupois,' ' scruple-apothecaries,' etc., notwithstanding the assertion to the contrary of those who grieve to give up the ' short and sharp Anglo-Saxon words used in our present familiar old tables of weights and measures.
Page 347 - Provost and Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine and of Clinical Medicine in the University of Pennsylvania.
Page 278 - And, wondering, on their faces fell To worship that celestial sound. Less than a god they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell That spoke so sweetly and so well.
Page 22 - Tell us of no vauntful glory Shouting forth her haughty story. All life long his homage rose To far other shrine than those. 'In Hoc Signo' pale nor dim, Lit the battle-field for him ; And the prize he sought and won, Was the crown for duty done.
Page 148 - Place the patient in the erect position and direct him to close his mouth and elevate his chin to the fullest extent, then grasp the cricoid cartilage between the finger and thumb, and use gentle upward pressure on it, when, if dilatation or aneurism' exist, the pulsation of the aorta will be distinctly felt transmitted through the trachea to the hand.
Page 5 - And further, by these, my son, be admonished : of making many books there is no end ; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
Page 295 - ... draft as reported by the committee contained provision for three supreme judges, to hold office for three, five, and seven years, the full term after the first election to be six years. It also provided for eighteen superior judges with a salary of thirty-six hundred dollars per annum. The convention went into committee of the whole to consider the report of the commitete on judiciary and took up for consideration each article separately. Section 1 was adopted without change.
Page 98 - His experience taught him there were very few cases of insanity in which any good came from the examination of medical men. Their evidence sometimes adorned a case, and gave rise to very agreeable and interesting scientific discussions, but, after all, it had little or no weight with a jury...

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