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Página 321 - Every year thousands undergo this operation, and the French Ambassador pleasantly says that they take the smallpox here by way of diversion, as they take waters in other countries.
Página 164 - English disease, as it was formerly called. Not one child ought to die from rickets itself, and death from its consequences ought to be extremely rare ; and yet the mortality from rickets, from diseases which would not occur but for the pre-existing rickets, and from diseases which would be trifling but for the coexistence of rickets, is enormous.
Página 16 - in a groove on the inner side of the head of the ulna. The lower end of the radius is much larger than the upper
Página 134 - the rays of light are brought to a focus in front of the retina, and
Página 318 - Here is what Alexander Mackenzie says of the disease as it attacked the North American Indians. It was as a fire consuming the dry grass of the field. The infection spread with a rapidity which no flight could escape, and with a fatal effect which nothing could resist. ' It destroyed with its pestilential breath whole families and tribes.' After picturing the scene presented by the dead and dying, and the putrid
Página 78 - are the bile from the liver, and the pancreatic juice from the pancreas or sweetbread. The
Página 335 - a law was passed making the vaccination of infants, and the re-vaccination of children of riper years, compulsory throughout the whole of the German Empire.