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subject, either from painful participation in the disease, or from motives of sympathy for the sufferings of others, to read this work, and give a fair examination of the theory.”—Oct. 31st, 1846.
HULL ADVERTISER.—“ If the lungs be diseased let them be brought under direct treatment, which can only be done by inhalation. But this is an innovation on the faith and practice of M.D.s ancient and modern. Æsculapius prescribed it not, nor Abernethy, nor Sir Astley Cooper; and this doubtless will prove, as to a considerable extent it has already proved, a great hindrance to its general adoption. But facts will ultimately gain ground, excite curiosity, and lead to experiments. Prejudice is simply a usurper, and its dominion temporary. The author details many cases of recovery, and either his statements must be gainsaid, or the voice of the public to every practitioner will be, 'Go thou and do likewise.'” -Oct. 15th, 1847.
BRISTOL TEMPERANCE HERALD.-" This is a truly valuable work on a most important subject, written in a style at once clear and intelligible, treated at the same time with much skill, and calculated to confer a great blessing upon society at large.”—March, 1847.
LEEDS INTELLIGENCER.—“We believe that the original invention of the screw-propeller was abandoned many years ago, because on experiment it was a failure; yet the principle, after lying unthought of for many years, was again tried, and all the world knows the result. Whether a similar fortune is in store for inhalation as a means of exhibiting we will not venture to opine; but we are far from sceptical on the point; and at all events we can say that Dr. Maddock's book contains matter of a highly interesting nature, and its exposition will carry conviction to most minds."- Dec. 6th, 1851.
SHEFFIELD INDEPENDENT.—“ If repeated calls from the public are any guarantee, Dr. Maddock may boast that this is the fifth edition ; and we think that the popularity of the work is owing much to the fair and faith-producing manner in which it is written. Dr. Maddock's work demands of the faculty a thorough trial; but whether it receives that or not, it will be read by multitudes of the people, who, feeling their lives are at stake, will not wait the medical imprimatur, but will make the experiment themselves. It is impossible to read the book without advantage."--Nov. 11th, 1854.
LIVERPOOL STANDARD.—“Dr. Maddock is prominently and favourably before the public. He writes like a man of sense, and enforces his arguments as if he believed in their truth, and was merely desirous of having that truth established.”—Nov. 21st, 1854.
BUCKS CHRONICLE." An attentive perusal of this work leaves a firm opinion of the author's ability and experience ; and the mode of treatment by inhalation appears so natural and conclusive to the accomplishment of its purpose, that it becomes one of the most important discoveries of the age. Dr. Maddock's known talent is a recommendation to his treatment; and the practice he has so long enjoyed is a sufficient proof that he is becoming of universal benefit to a large portion of our suffering people. Let us now hope that these dreadful diseases may be arrested—that the cherished friend and the beloved child may be spared us, instead of being plucked unripe from their promising blossom by the unseen power so deadly in its influence, to wither in our gaze, and to sink into rapid decay. Let us hope that the prejudices which have so long fettered the efforts of those who are willing to give up their time, and their own health, in investigating the cause and discussing the remedy of the effect, will speedily disappear ; and in their stead that a growing support and an active co-operation on the part of the profession and the public will assist and repay their endeavours.”—Nov. 18th, 1854.
EDUCATIONAL TIMES.—“We conceive all persons who bave the care of children, whether parents or masters and mistresses of schools, should be apprised of Dr. Maddock's facts, arguments, cases, and treatment. We beg to congratulate him on the fifth issue of this work, and hope he will continue to be successful in the alleviation of suffering.”—Nov. 1854.
DERBY MERCURY.—“ The cases stated afford ample guarantee of the efficacy of Dr. Maddock's treatment, which cannot fail to prove of immense service to
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many thousands of afflicted persons. Dr. Maddock's high standing in his profession well deserves to receive all the impetus towards a still higher point which this volume will doubtless give to it. It merits a wide circulation both on account of its great scientific interest as well as its practical usefulness.”—July 30th, 1856.
HASTINGS NEWS.-" It is valuable as an illustration of what seems to be a successful method of treating several dangerous diseases of the chest. The treatment has, à priori, something in it more reasonable than most curative systems adopted for the same purpose; and these published facts are full of weight and significance."— Aug. 15th, 1856.
GLOUCESTER JOURNAL.—“Dr. Maddock's work appears to be eminently worthy of the notice of the profession and the public generally.”—June 7th, 1856.
NORFOLK CHRONICLE.—“The work is written in a dispassionate and earnest manner, with a remarkable absence of anything like arrogance or dogmatism in the enunciation of his views. The cures are carefully, clearly, and, apparently, very impartially stated.”—June 14th, 1836.
HEREFORD JOURNAL.-—“If we add to this a testimony that the subject is treated with the ability and candour of a skilful practitioner and a gentleman, we shall have said all that we feel called upon to say in the way of criticism.”Sept. 3rd, 1856.
BLACKBURN STANDARD.—“We certainly agree with the author that a large proportion of cases pronounced hopeless under the old system of treatment may be either effectually cured or greatly relieved by the modus medendi he describes." – Nov. 16th, 1854.
DONCASTER CHRONICLE.—“It is indisputable that medicines given by the stomach to suppress cough often destroy the digestive organs.
The new method of treatment by inhalation is, it appears, free from such objections as these. It not only does not irritate, but soothes ; does not in the least degree interfere with diet or digestion ; is not in the slightest degree inimical to the general constitution ; and may be employed with advantage in all ages, and in all times and seasons. The value of such a mode of treatment is inestimable.”—Nov. 17th, 1854.
WELSHMAN.—“Dr. Maddock’s plan of treatment is the most promising of all medical systems. We can recommend the volume to the attention of such of our readers as unfortunately need the aid it offers.”— Nov. 17th, 1854.
LIVERPOOL COURIER.—“The author has conferred a real benefit upon his species by giving to the public the method and details of his successful mode of treating pulmonary, bronchial, and throat diseases.”-Nov. 1st, 1854.
EDINBURGH EVENING POST.-" The work is evidently based upon sound and enlarged views of the diseases with which it deals, and the facts to which Dr. Maddock refers bear intrinsic evidence of their truth, and are such as to command general attention.”—Sept. 17th, 1856.
LINCOLNSHIRE TIMES.-“We cannot but laud the perseverance of Dr. Maddock, and do our best to further his object, for his book bears the stamp of honesty and skill. Its perusal will beget, in even the most prejudiced, the conviction that he is a practical and experienced man. He writes simply and honestly; and, content with explaining the rationale of his system, allows the cases of its successful application to speak for themselves.
We cannot doubt that it ought to be hailed by the medical profession, and by the public generally, as a beneficent illustration of medical advance—the best method of combating these diseases.”—Nov. 25th, 1856.
SHROPSHIRE CONSERVATIVE.—“We only wonder that the system Dr. Maddock advocates is not more extensively used; we hope for the sake of suffering humanity it will be, and wish him a continuance of the success which has hitherto attended his efforts.”—May 9th, 1857.
SALISBURY JOURNAL.- -“ We can confidently recommend it to the study of the medical profession, and to the attention of the public generally.”—May 9th, 1857. EXTRACTS FROM LITERARY REVIEWS.
DERBY TELEGRAPH.—“Dr. Maddock is a man of undoubted talent, and of high standing in his profession, and the community owe him a deep debt of gratitude for making public the means he has adopted for relief from the fearful maladies on which his work treats. We are not at all astonished to find that it has been republished in America.”—May 23rd, 1857.
RETFORD ADVERTISER.—“The treatment is founded on plain, sure, and intelligible grounds, and we fearlessly assert that Dr. Maddock has rendered an essential service, not only to the profession of which he is so eminent a practitioner, but to suffering humanity.”—May 23rd, 1857.
COURT JOURNAL.—“It is well known that the treatment of chest-diseases has always been the difficulty of medical men, and the plan proposed in the treatise, of inhaling a remedy in place of outwardly applying it, is based upon such sound principles that we feel no surprise at hearing that the old systems of treating pulmonary complaints are gradually giving way, and that the plan suggested by Dr. Maddock is becoming more generally adopted. The cases alone which are appended to the work are worthy of attentive perusal, proving to demonstration the invaluable nature of the treatment by inhalation, which has been the means of restoring to health many who would otherwise have fallen victims to what in popular language would have been called incurable consumption. In wishing, therefore, that such a work should meet with a wide circulation, we only desire to promote the interests of suffering humanity. We recommend it with the greatest confidence, and entertain no manner of doubt that it will be the means of saving thousands from a premature grave.”-Nov. 8th, 1851.
WINDSOR AND ETON EXPRESS.-“We are personally acquainted with instances in which Dr. Maddock's treatment has been followed with great success.”—Oct. 28th, 1854.
PLYMOUTH JOURNAL.—"So conclusive is the reasoning of Dr. Maddock, and so clearly does he show that almost every stage of pulmonary consumption, bronchitis, and other affections of the air-passages and lungs may be cured, that, were we ourselves afflicted, we should certainly at once consult him; and to those who are suffering we strongly recommend this treatise, feeling certain that the proofs which are adduced in support of the practice advocated must appear to any unprejudiced person most convincing.”—July 24th, 1856.
MANX SUN.-"We strongly recommend this interesting volume to all who are afflicted by pulmonary disease, by whom it will be hailed as a lighthouse is by a mariner on a dark night. We also take the liberty of drawing the attention of our more unprejudiced medical friends to the book, in the hope that the rational theory and treatment developed in it may be widely practised for the good of suffering humanity.”—July 3rd, 1858.
MORNING ADVERTISER.-“We have no doubt that this volume has been, and will be, the means of more or less warding off this blighting pestilence from the happy fireside of many a family in the lands where its baleful influences are at present found to prevail.”—March 11th, 1858.
MORNING POST.-“Dr. Maddock is an experienced and enlightened medical man, and the success which appears to have attended the application of his theory well entitles his treatise to the consideration of the medical profession and the public.”—March 30th, 1858.
WARRINGTON GUARDIAN.—“Its value as a scientific work can scarcely be estimated, and the good effects of its publication may never cease to be felt.”June 22nd, 1861.
DUBLIN WARDER.-" This is a very remarkable book, and its great success is a strong proof of its value.”—June 8th, 1861.
GLASGOW SENTINEL.“ Dr. Maddock has obtained such fame in connection with the treatment of chest affections by means of inhalation, as ought to have attracted professional attention more largely than this new practice has done; but, unfortunately, professional jealousy, and professional ignorance, stand greatly in the way of every innovation. We believe Dr. Maddock's means of remedy point to the soundest and most successful course of practice in treating consumptive cases." - June 22nd, 1861.
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ABERDEEN JOURNAL.—“From a perusal of the author's reasonings, and the numerous cases with which his volume is interspersed, and knowing his lengthened experience in the particular diseases, we have no hesitation in recommending his claims to the favourable consideration of the public.”—June 26th, 1861.
DERBY REPORTER —“We trust, for the benefit of humanity, that the present edition will obtain a still more extensive publicity even than its predecessors."-June 28th, 1861.
EDINBURGH NEWS.—“ We hope that Dr. Maddock's plain common-sense suggestions will be listened to, not only by the profession, but, what is even more necessary, by the public, who will force the profession to listen. Dr. Maddock's principles are sound, and the cases, which are numerous and successfully treated, are exceedingly interesting. We wish his work a large sale and a great result.”Aug. 17th, 1861.
Equally favourable notices have appeared in the Church and State Gazette,' Nov. 2, 1844; ‘Bell's Old Messenger, July 13, 1844; · Era,' June 23, 1844; 'Court Gazette,' Nov. 16, 1844; ‘News of the World,' Sept. 28, 1845; • Cheltenham Chronicle,' Nov. 13, 1845; · Bell's New Weekly Messenger, July 2, 1845; • Watchman,' March 12, 1845; • Wesleyan Times,' Feb. 19, 1845; ‘British Friend of India,' for March, 1845; Kent Herald,' Nov. 10, 1846; 'Hertford County Press,' Jan. 24, 1846; - Cheltenham Examiner,' March 4, 1846; ‘Kentish Gazette,' Jan. 23, 1846; 'Guardian,' Feb. 25, 1846; · Rochester Gazette,’ Dec. 15, 1846 ; • Somerset County Herald,’ Oct. 16, 1847; • Derbyshire Courier, Oct. 30, 1847; Newcastle Courant,' Oct. 29, 1847; Kentish Observer,' Oct. 14, 1847; ‘Dover Chronicle, Oct. 9, 1847; Cheltenham Journal,' Oct. 25, 1847 ; ‘Bath Journal,' June 5, 1847; • Westonian Mercury,'Oct. 16, 1847 ; York Courant,' Oct. 14, 1847; . Cheltenham Free Press,' Oct. 4, 1851 ; 'Chelmsford Chronicle,' Oct. 31, 1851; Leader,' Nov. 29, 1851; ‘Stockport Visitor,' Oct. 16, 1853; “Southern Times,' • Dec. 24, 1853; Plymouth Mail,' Sept. 17, 1853; · Exeter Flying Post,' Jan. 5, 1854; ‘Plymouth Times,’Oct. 7, 1854; Wakefield Express, Dec. 16, 1854; ‘Boston and Spalding Express, Oct. 17, 1854; * Pembrokeshire Herald, Oct. 20, 1854; • Derbyshire Advertiser,' Oct. 27, 1854; Liverpool Albion, Nov. 13, 1854; • Brighton Gazette, Oct. 12, 1854; Darlington Times,' Oct. 26, 1854; ‘Lancaster Guardian,' Oct. 21, 1854; «North Wales Chronicle, Nov. 11, 1854; Westonsuper-mare Gazette,’ Oct. 21, 1854; • Leicester Advertiser,' Nov. 11, 1854; ‘Sherborne Journal,' Nov. 9, 1854; ‘Bristol Times,' Nov. 25, 1854; “Nottingham Guardian,' Oct. 19, 1854; Newcastle Guardian,' June 14, 1856; Glasgow Examiner,' July 5, 1856; ‘Sunderland Herald,' May 8, 1857; Bristol Advertiser,' May 9, 1857; 'Shrewsbury Chronicle,' May 22, 1857, &c. &c. &c.
NEW WORK BY DR. MADDOCK.
Preparing for Publication.
INFLUENCE OF AIR AND WEATHER UPON LIFE,
HEALTH, AND HAPPINESS,
With an Examination into the CLIMATES of various PLACES OF RESORT
at HOME and ABROAD.