The Black Arts in Medicine: With Anniversary Address

R. Clarke & Company, 1880 - 74 páginas

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Página 57 - New catalogues issued will also be mentioned u-hea forwarded. " £vtry man is a debtor to his profession, from the which, as men do of course seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavor themselves by way of amends to be a help thereunto.
Página 57 - Every individual, on entering the profession, as he becomes thereby entitled to all its privileges and immunities, incurs an obligation to exert his best abilities to maintain its dignity and honor, to exalt its standing, and to extend the bounds of its usefulness.
Página 72 - It is the duty of physicians, who are frequent witnesses of the enormities committed by quackery, and the injury to health and even destruction of life caused by the use of quack medicines, to enlighten the public on these subjects, to expose the injuries sustained by the unwary from the devices and pretensions of artful empirics and impostors.
Página 24 - ... can well lay hold of you for any particular part ; or if they should, there is room for you to defend it, being as easy to be understood one way as the other.
Página 11 - after all you have said, my opinion of the profession of physic is this, the ancients endeavoured to make it a science and failed, and the moderns to make it a trade and have succeeded.
Página 25 - ... are most subject to ailings, so they will still be acquainting you with the same; and consequently, you are to make the most of it, and never to neglect or make slight of the least complaint...
Página 49 - should be courteous and condescending, bold in security, cautious in time of danger, avoiding impracticabilities, compassionate to the infirm, benevolent to his associates, circumspect in prognostication, chaste, sober, pious and merciful, not greedy of gain, no extortioner, but looking for his fee in moderation, according to the extent of his services, the ability of his patient, the result of his treatment, and a proper sense of his own dignity.
Página 22 - ... point. As to what you read or say, it matters not much ; if from the more musty and ancient authors, the better ; if from the more modern, the more fashionable it will be ; and thus, consequently, you will either be esteemed a very learned, or at least a very ingenious man. If you can be introduced to a hospital, your business is done for life, be your success what it will. If your wife should happen to mind business in her way, it will certainly also increase yours, for many good reasons, as...
Página 48 - He insisted that, next to the duty of loving and serving God, man's supreme duty is to love his fellow men as he loves himself. In the Golden Rule (" do unto others as you would have them do unto you...
Página 20 - ... to know much in this way, since that will render you timorous and cautious, and consequently keep you back in your practice ; besides that, the more you search the less you will be satisfied ; and when arrived at the top of all, you may with Solon conclude that all your wisdom (comparatively with real knowledge) is in knowing nothing. Whereas, if you only skim the surface, you will go boldly on and fancy your knowledge ten times more than what it really is. Thus, then, the great and principal...

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