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Page 5 - Man that is born of woman is of few days and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower and is cut down ; he fleeth also as a shadow and continueth not.
Page 286 - We do not know whether our patients recover because we give medicine or because nature cures them. Perhaps bread pills would cure as many as medicine.''—;.
Page 286 - The older physicians grow the more skeptical they become of the virtues of medicine, and the more they are disposed to trust the powers of nature, and notwilhbtanding all our boasted improvements, patients suffer as much as they did forty years ago.
Page 197 - Right forever on the scaffold, Wrong forever on the throne ; But that scaffold sways the future, and behind the dim unknown Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.
Page 286 - Joseph M. Smith, MD, of the same school, says: "All medicines which enter the circulation poison the blood in the same manner as do the poisons that produce disease.
Page 93 - ... evident deficiencies of the basis upon which it was founded. Passing over, therefore, many minor details, we will merely point out, as matters of physiological interest, the principal defects which must always prevent the establishment of phrenology, as a science, and its application as an art. " First, though we have no reason for denying that different parts of the brain may be occupied by different intellectual faculties, there is no direct evidence which would show this to be the case. Phrenologists...
Page 23 - Jacob obtained his wives by servitude of seven years ; Samson kept his nuptials seven days, and on the seventh day he put a riddle to his wife, and he was bound with seven green withes, and seven locks of his hair were shaved off ; Nebuchadnezzar was seven years a beast ; Shadrach and his two companions in misfortune were cast into a furnace heated seven times more than it was wont. In the New Testament nearly everything occurs by sevens, and at the end of the sacred volume we read of seven churches,...
Page 285 - History of Medicine," says : " Every dose of medicine is a blind experiment.