Lectures on the theory and practice of homœopathy

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Page 20 - But to nobler sights Michael from Adam's eyes the film removed, Which that false fruit, that promised clearer sight. Had bred; then purged with euphrasy and rue The visual nerve, for he had much to see, And from the well of life three drops instill'd.
Page 3 - You are my true and honourable wife; As dear to me, as are the ruddy drops That visit my sad heart.
Page xlvii - ... when we have to do with an art whose end is the saving of human life, any neglect to make ourselves masters of it becomes a crime...
Page 194 - The third section (the medical) are unanimously of opinion that experiments with medicines on healthy individuals are, in the present state of medical science, of urgent necessity for physiology and therapeutics, and that it is desirable that all known facts should be methodically and scrupulously collected, and, with prudence, cautiousness, and scientific exactness, arranged, written out, and published.
Page 499 - The body had been placed at length, with the head to the north and the feet to the south.
Page 67 - A weaker dynamic affection is permanently extinguished in the living organism by a stronger one, if the latter (whilst differing in kind) is very similar to the former...
Page 19 - TRAGEDY, as it was anciently composed, hath been ever held the gravest, moralest, and most profitable of all other poems ; therefore said by Aristotle to be of power, by raising pity and fear, or terror, to purge the mind of those and such like passions, that is, to temper and reduce them to just measure with a kind of delight, stirred up by reading or seeing those passions well imitated.
Page 304 - In these investigations, the ascertainable physical constitution of the patient (especially when the disease is chronic), his moral and intellectual character, his occupation, mode of living and habits, his social and domestic relations, his age, sexual function, etc., are to be taken into consideration.
Page 16 - ... selected remedy can never be prepared so small that it shall not be stronger than the natural disease, and shall not be able to overpower, extinguish and cure it, at least in part, as long as it is capable of causing some, though but a slight preponderance of its own symptoms over those of the disease resembling it (slight homoeopathic aggravation, 157 160) immediately after its ingestion.^ 280.
Page 49 - Drugs," in which he first declared that we should "employ in the (especially chronic) disease we wish to cure, that medicine which is able to produce another very similar artificial disease, and the former will be cured, similia similibus.

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