The New England Medical Gazette, Volume 9

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Medical Gazette Publishing Company, 1874

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Page 388 - When these sensations had passed off, which they did in a minute or so, they were succeeded by a slight headache, and dull heavy pain in the stomach, with a decided feeling of sickness, though without any apprehension that it would amount to vomiting. I lay on a sofa, feeling rather languid, but talking cheerfully, conscious at the same time that I could very well exert myself both mentally and physically, if I liked, but that it was more pleasant to be idle. This condition lasted about half an hour,...
Page 230 - ... said University, and furnish him a detailed report in writing of all the questions and answers of each examination, together with a separate written "opinion of each examiner as to the acquirements and merits of the candidates in each case.
Page 381 - ... it is not every kind of frantic humor or something unaccountable in a man's actions that points him out to be such a madman as is to be exempted from punishment; it must be a man that is totally deprived of his understanding and memory, and doth not know what he is doing, no more than an infant, than a brute, or a wild beast, such a one is never the object of punishment...
Page 381 - ... is the condition of very many, especially melancholy persons, who for the most part discover their defect in excessive fears and griefs, and yet are not wholly destitute of the use of reason ; and this partial insanity seems not to excuse them in the committing of any offence for its matter capital. For, doubtless, most persons that are felons of themselves and others are under a degree of partial insanity when they commit these offences.
Page 164 - It shall be the duty of the board, and they are hereby instructed, to examine into, and report what, in their best judgment is the effect of the use of intoxicating liquor as a beverage, upon the industry, prosperity, happiness, health and lives of the citizens of the state. Also what additional legislation, if any, is necessary in the premises.
Page 74 - In his library you will find thirty-six ' quarto volumes, his register of consultation, written entirely by himself. Apropos, his handwriting is really worth seeing. What do you think of a man, eighty-four years of age, who writes a hand firm as a man's ought to be, fine enough to be a woman's, and elegant enough to be traced on copperplate, and this without spectacles ?
Page 73 - Hahnemann attends to no patients out of the house. Madame Hahnemann told me, however, not to be uneasy, as she would herself take charge of the boy. She visited him regularly twice a day, watched him with the anxious tenderness of a mother, and prescribed for him in a manner which proved the extent of her judgment and skill. In a few months the child recovered. He has never had a positive return of the disease, but he remains exceedingly delicate. I bring him to see his good friend and physician...
Page 389 - The next sensation of which I was conscious was as if some of the same fluid was being poured down my throat, and then succeeded a few moments of uncertainty as to where I was, during which there was a loud rushing noise in my ears, like steam passing out of a tea-kettle, and a feeling of constriction around the lower part of my neck as if my coat were buttoned too tightly ; my forehead was wet with perspiration, and I yawned frequently.
Page 71 - Hahnemann's wonderful cures had reached her, but she was unacquainted with his reasons for his peculiar mode of practice. Though so debilitated by protracted suffering that she was unable to make the slightest physical exertion, she examined his system for herself, and then determined upon consulting him. He became deeply interested in her case, and in an incredibly short time her sufferings were relieved, \ her cough subdued, and her disease of the heart assumed a different and more agreeable shape.
Page 77 - I could not, however, give him much information which he had not previously received from other lips. Hahnemann, amongst his innumerable estimable qualities, possesses that of the most indefatigable industry. The pains which he takes in studying and examining a case, are almost incredible. He records with precision the minutest symptoms of every patient, all constitutional ailments, hereditary taints, and numerous other particulars; never trusting his memory, and only prescribing after a deliberation...

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