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Page 211 - The Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America. By Authority of the National Medical Convention, held at Washington, AD 1830.
Page 559 - ... the commodity is then sold for what may be called its natural price. The commodity is then sold precisely for what it is worth, or for what it really costs the person who brings it to market; for though in common language what is called the prime cost of any commodity does not comprehend the profit of the person who is to sell it again, yet if he sells it at a price which does not allow him the ordinary rate of profit in his neighbourhood, he is evidently a loser by the trade ; since by employing...
Page 97 - Our clothing is merely an equivalent for a certain amount of food. The more warmly we are clothed, the less urgent becomes the appetite for food, because the loss of heat by cooling, and consequently the amount of heat to be supplied by the food, is diminished.
Page 636 - Now, in the case of a plate of tourmaline cut parallel to the axis of the crystal...
Page 195 - ... ceases. When the juice becomes saturated, it refuses to dissolve more; and, if an excess of food have been taken, the residue remains in the stomach, or passes into the bowels, in a crude state, and frequently becomes a source of nervous irritation, pain and disease, for a long time; or until the ris medicalrix naturae restores the vessels of this viscus to their natural and healthy actions — • either with or without the aid of medicine.
Page 140 - It would be very desirable indeed, if the men could acquire the taste for Greenland food, since all experience has shown that the large use of oil and fat meats is the true secret of life in these frozen countries, and that the natives cannot subsist without it, becoming diseased, and dying with a more meagre diet.
Page 558 - It is natural that what is usually the produce of two days' or two hours' labour, should be worth double of what is usually the produce of one day's or one hour's labour. ^ - If the one species of labour should be more severe than the other, "' some allowance will naturally be made for this superior hardship ; and the produce of one hour's labour in the one way may frequently exchange for that of two hours
Page 614 - Society was established in 1841, " for the purpose of advancing Chemistry and Pharmacy, and promoting an uniform system of education of those who should practise the same, and also for the protection of those who carry on the business of chemists and druggists...