The People's Doctors: A Review

Printed and published for the use of the people, 1830 - 60 pages

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Page 26 - Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there : if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea ; Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. If I say, "Surely the darkness shall cover me," even the night shall be light about me. Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and...
Page 26 - That changed through all, and yet in all the same, Great in the earth as in the ethereal frame, Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees : Lives through all life, extends through all extent, Spreads undivided, operates unspent ; Breathes in our soul, informs our mortal part, As full, as perfect, in a hair as heart ; As full, as perfect, in vile man that mourns, As the rapt Seraph that adores and burns ; To him no high, no low, no great, no small : He...
Page 59 - Thus saith the LORD, which maketh a way in the sea, and a path in the mighty waters...
Page 11 - ... paid into the Treasury of the United States the sum of thirty dollars, delivered a receipt for the same, and presented a petition to the Secretary of State, signifying a desire of obtaining an exclusive property in the said improvement, and praying that a patent may be granted for that purpose : THESE ARE THEREFORE to grant, according to law, to the said NICHOLAS J.
Page 60 - Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
Page 29 - But, where each science lifts its modern type. Hist'ry her pot, divinity her pipe, While proud philosophy repines to show, Dishonest sight ! his breeches rent below ; Embrowned with native bronze, lo ! Henley stands, Tuning his voice, and balancing his hands. How fluent nonsense trickles from his tongue ! How sweet the periods, neither said, nor sung ! Still break the benches, Henley ! with thy strain, While Sherlock, Hare, and Gibson preach in vain.
Page 11 - ... application, and shall present a petition to the Secretary of State, signifying a desire of obtaining an exclusive property in the same, and praying that a patent may be granted therefor, it shall and may be lawful for the said Secretary of State to cause letters patent to be made out in the name of the United States, bearing...
Page 4 - I will immediately disclose to thee the whole extent of that salutary art which I have professed so many years. Other physicians make this consist in the knowledge of a thousand difficult sciences : but I intend to go a shorter way to work, and spare thee the trouble of studying pharmacy, anatomy, botany, and physic : know, my friend, all that is required is to bleed the patients and make them drink warm water.
Page 38 - Cancer Plaster - Take the heads of red clover, and fill a brass kettle and boil them in water for one hour; then take them out, and fill the kettle again with fresh ones, and boil them as before in the same liquor. Strain it off, and press the heads to get out all the juice; then simmer it over slow fire till it is about the consistence of tar, when it will be fit for use.
Page 5 - The compleat English physician: or, the druggist's shop opened. Explicating all the particulars of which medicines at this day are composed and made.

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