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... indolent become superstitiously fearful of diseases, which they do not labour
under; and thus become the daily prey of some crafty empyric. A theory founded
upon nature, that should bind together the scattered facts of medical knowledge,
The author was in doubt, whether he should rather have substituted new words
instead of them; but was at length of opinion, that new definitions of words
already in use would be less burthensome to the memory of the reader. A great
part of ...
The Reader should be apprized, that many new pages are interspersed in this
edition, which consist of practical and theoretical observations, as the whole
articles on Hemicrania idiopathica, retroversio uteri, aneurisma, and the
appendix to ...
E. R. R. A. T U M. The two lines quoted in Sečtion XXXIX. Vol. II. page 296, are
from Ausonius, Epig. 105, and should have been Dum dubitat Natura marem,
faceretne puellam Faŗuses, O pulcher, pene puella, Puer! z o O N O M I A. S. E..
The unparalleled sagacity of the great Newton has deduced the laws of this class
of motions from the simple principle of the general attraction of matter: to which
should perhaps be added the general repulsion of matter; which seems to have ...
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Written by the grandfather of Charles Darwin, this book is a masterful treatise on the medical disorders and how to treat them. Primarily of interest to people who are interested in the period ... Read full review