The Lesser Writings of Samuel Hahnemann

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William Radde, 1852 - 784 pages
 

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Page 760 - On board ships in those confined spaces, filled with mouldy watery vapours, the choleramiasm finds a favourable clement for its multiplication, and grows into an enormously increased brood of those excessively minute, invisible, living creatures, so inimical to human life, of which the contagious matter of the cholera most probably consists...
Page 14 - ... extending to within an inch or an inch and a half of the bottom, and without any lining of soft material.
Page 760 - ... which, at first developed on the broad marshy banks of the tepid Ganges, always searching out in preference the human being to his destruction and attaching themselves closely to him, when transferred to distant and even colder regions become habituated to these also, without any diminution either of their unhappy fertility or of their fatal destructiveness.
Page 767 - There must be some end to the thing, it cannot go on to infinity. By laying it down as a rule that all homoeopathic remedies be...
Page 370 - The furtherance of every means, be it ever so small, that can save human life, that can bring health and security (a God of love invented this blessed and most wondrous of arts !) should be a sacred object to the true physician ; chance, or the labour of a physician, has discovered this one.
Page 774 - And although intolerance of noise is also met with in mix vomica, ignatia, and aconite, yet these medicines are not homoeopathic to the other symptoms and still less do they possess symptom 8, the mild character of the disposition, which, as stated in the preface to pulsatilla, is particularly indicative of this plant.
Page 773 - In his head he felt vacant, hollow and confused, and as if sensitive therein. 7. The least noise was painful to him. 8. He is of a mild, soft, patient disposition. Here I may observe : To 1. That several medicines cause vertigo with nausea, as well as pulsatilla (3), which produces its vertigo in the evening also (7), a circumstance that has been observed from very few others.
Page 755 - In the first stage camphor gives rapid relief, but the patient's friends must themselves employ it, as this stage soon ends either in death or in the second stage, which is more difficult to be cured, and not with camphor. In the first stage accordingly, the patient must get, as often as possible (at least every five minutes) a drop of spirit of camphor (made with one ounce of camphor to twelve of alcohol), on a lump of sugar or in a spoonful of water. Some spirit of camphor must be taken...
Page 516 - ... as to what they are really, surely, and positively serviceable for?" " Well, thought I, as there must be a sure and trustworthy method of treatment as certainly as God is the wisest and most beneficent of beings, I shall seek it no longer in the thorny thicket of ontological explanations, in arbitrary opinions, though these might be capable of being arranged into a splendid system, nor in the authoritative declarations of celebrated men. No, let me seek it where it lies nearest at hand, and where...
Page 444 - ... and innumerable, and so different that each of them occurs scarcely more than once in the world, and each case of disease that presents itself must be regarded (and treated) as an individual malady that never before occurred in the same manner, and under the same circumstances as in the case before us, and will never again happen precisely in the same way...

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