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" If, in the third place, we look into the profession of physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men. The sight of them is enough to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of... "
Harrison's British Classicks - Page 44
1786
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Salad for the Social

Frederick Saunders - 1856 - 401 pages
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men ; the sight of them is enough to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people." This body of men he compares to the British army in Caesar's...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, with notes by R. Hurd, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1856
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men : the sight of them is enough to make a man serious ; for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others].

Spectator The - 1857
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men. The sight of them is enough tu make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puizled to find out a reason why...
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What is Homoeopathy?: And is There Any, and what Amount Of, Truth in It?

J. T. Conquest - 1859 - 24 pages
...supervening to disease treated by art are the direct produce of that art. Addison, in the Spectator, said : "We may lay it down as a maxim, that, when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people, and this body of men in our country may be described like the...
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THE WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON

1864
...to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why the Northern Hive, as he calls it, does not send out such prodigious swarms, and over-run...
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the new monthly magazine

william harrison ainsworth - 1865
...of physic " a most formidable body of men," the mere sight of whom is enough to make a man serious ; for " we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people." This body of men, in our own country, he adds, " may be described...
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Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Regions of the World

Jonathan Swift, John Francis Waller - 1865 - 352 pages
...which a man may rise to be chief minister. The first is by knowing how, with prudence, to dispose of we may lay it down as a maxim that when a nation abounds in physicians it grows thin of people. This body of men in our own country may be described like the British...
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Tracts on Homoeopathy, Issues 1-12

William Sharp - 1865 - 250 pages
...serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians it grows thin <f people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why the northern hive, as he calla it, does not send out such prodigious swarms, and over-run...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men ; the sight of them is enough to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. * This body of men in our own country may be described like the...
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Essays on medicine

William Sharp - 1874 - 809 pages
...shall find a most formidable body of men ; the sight of them is enough to make a man look serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why...
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