Pamphlets - Homoeopathic, Volume 6

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Page 14 - Look on its broken arch, its ruin'd wall, Its chambers desolate, and portals foul : Yes, this was once Ambition's airy hall, The dome of Thought, the palace of the Soul...
Page 11 - Tis a little thing To give a cup of water ; yet its draught Of cool refreshment, drained by fevered lips, May give a shock of pleasure to the frame More exquisite than when Nectarean juice Renews the life of joy in happiest hours.
Page 13 - It is needless to carry these quotations further, or to allude to many similar occurrences in this country. I could tell of so-called " homoeopathic homicides ; " of the attempted wholesale expulsion of at least sixty members from one society at one time, the offending cause being nothing but a difference in therapeutic belief. I could tell even of students refusing to hear an old, eloquent and learned divine deliver a valedictory address at a public commencement, because he was known to be favorable...
Page 2 - He who, for an ordinary cause, resigns the fate of his patient to mercury, is a vile enemy to the sick; and if he is tolerably popular, will, in one successful season, have paved the way for the business of life ; for he has enough to do ever afterwards to stop the mercurial breach of the constitutions of his dilapidated patients.
Page 2 - That in a lesser, but still not a small proportion, the disease is cured by nature in spite of them ; in other words, their interference opposing instead of assisting the cure.
Page 13 - Commission has its headquarters. The Swiss colors being a white cross on a red ground, the badge chosen was these colors reversed. There are no "members of the Red Cross," but only members of societies whose sign it is.
Page 14 - From 1790 to 1805, fifteen years of the prime of his life, were devoted to constant, exhausting labors of this nature, "for when we have to do with an art whose end is the saving of human life any neglect to make ourselves master of it is a crime.
Page 20 - The first and sole duty of the physician is to restore health to the sick.* This is the true art of healing.

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