Memoirs of John Abernethy, F.R.S.: With a View of His Lectures, Writings, and Character

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الصفحة 253 - But when his own great work is but begun, What Reason weaves, by Passion is undone. Trace Science, then, with Modesty thy guide ; First strip off all her equipage of Pride ; Deduct what is but Vanity or dress, Or Learning's luxury, or Idleness ; Or tricks to show the stretch of human brain, Mere curious pleasure, or ingenious pain ; Expunge the whole, or lop th...
الصفحة 437 - Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy ; comprising such subjects as are most immediately connected with Housekeeping : As, The Construction of Domestic Edifices, with the Modes of Warming, Ventilating, and Lighting them — A description of the various articles of Furniture, with the nature of their Materials — Duties of Servants — &c.
الصفحة 435 - A Dictionary of Practical Medicine: Comprising General Pathology, the Nature and Treatment of Diseases, Morbid Structures, and the Disorders especially...
الصفحة 1 - ... and being is appointed by God to be a preparation for another ; and that, to be the means of attaining to another succeeding one, infancy to childhood, childhood to youth, youth to mature age. Men are impatient, and for precipitating things ; but the Author of Nature appears deliberate throughout His operations, accomplishing His natural ends by slow successive steps.
الصفحة 11 - A stranger yet to pain ? I feel the gales that from ye blow A momentary bliss bestow, As waving fresh their gladsome wing My weary soul they seem to soothe, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring.
الصفحة 435 - A Treatise on the Forces which produce the Organization of Plants. With an Appendix, containing several Memoirs on Capillary Attraction, Electricity, and the Chemical Action of Light.
الصفحة 436 - FRS Improved from the Author's Manuscripts, and by Reference to the latest Advances in Physiology, Pathology, and Practice. By Samuel Cooper, MD With Notes, by A. Sidney Doane, AM, MD To which is prefixed, a Sketch of the History of Medicine, from its Origin to the Commencement of the Nineteenth Century.
الصفحة 232 - Then gently scan your brother man, Still gentler sister woman ; Though they may gang a kennin wrang, To step aside is human : One point must still be greatly dark, The moving why they do it ; And just as lamely can ye mark How far, perhaps, they rue it.
الصفحة 436 - Griscom's Animal Mechanism And Physiology. Being a plain and familiar Exposition of the Structure and Functions of the Human System.
الصفحة 29 - It is accompanied with such an inward satisfaction, that the duty is sufficiently rewarded by the performance. It is not like the practice of many other virtues, difficult and painful, but attended with so much pleasure, that were there no positive command .which enjoined it, nor any recompense laid up for it hereafter, a generous mind would indulge in it, for the natural gratification that accompanies it.

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