Truths and Their Reception, Considered in Relation to the Doctrine of Homoeopathy: To which are Added Various Essays on the Principles and Statistics of Homoeopathic Practice
Highley, 1849 - 251 pages
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Page 73 - No careful observer of his actions, or candid reader of his writings, can hesitate for a moment to admit that he was a very extraordinary man — one whose name will descend to posterity as the exclusive excogitator and founder of an original system of medicine, as ingenious as many that preceded it, and...
Page 23 - Then said the chief priests of the Jews to Pilate, "Write not, 'The King of the Jews,' but that he said, 'I am King of the Jews.
Page 84 - Of course we cannot pretend to say positively in what way this effect is produced, but it seems almost to act by magic ; however, so long as we benefit our patients by the treatment we pursue, we have no right to condemn the principles upon which this treatment is recommended and pursued. You know that this medicine is recommended by the homoeopathists in this affection, because it produces on the skin a fiery eruption or efflorescence, accompanied by inflammatory fever.
Page 22 - Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed on him? 49 But this people who knoweth not the law are cursed.
Page 74 - ... know to be readily susceptible of cure under every variety of treatment and under no treatment at all ; but even all the severer and more dangerous diseases, which most physicians, of whatever school, have been accustomed to consider as not only needing the interposition of art to assist nature in bringing them to a favourable and speedy termination, but demanding the employment of prompt and strong measures to prevent a fatal issue in a considerable proportion of cases.
Page 121 - If, in a case of chronic disease, a medicine be given, whose direct primary action corresponds to the disease, the indirect secondary action is sometimes exactly the state of body sought to be brough about; but sometimes, (especially when a wrong dose has been given) there occurs in the secondary action a derangement for some hours, seldom days.