The Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 32 ;Volume 36

S. Highley, 1840
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Page 450 - A Dictionary of Practical Medicine: Comprising General Pathology, the Nature and Treatment of Diseases, Morbid Structures, and the Disorders especially...
Page 339 - could not increase either my fame or my happiness. It might undoubtedly enable me to put four horses to my carriage ; but what would it avail me to have it said that Sir Humphry drives his carriage and four Ï
Page 331 - Sir Joseph Banks, Count Rumford, and other distinguished philosophers were present. The audience were highly gratified, and testified their satisfaction by general applause. Mr. Davy, who appears to be very young, acquitted himself admirably well ; from the sparkling intelligence of his eye, his animated manner, and the tout ensemble, we have no doubt of his attaining a distinguished eminence.
Page 117 - The outdoor relief to the able-bodied, and all relief that is administered in the Workhouse, afford ample opportunities for effecting this purpose ; but no use can be made of the labour of the aged and sick, and there is little room for jobbing if their pensions are paid in money. Accordingly we find that, even in places distinguished in general by the most wanton parochial profusion, the allowances to the aged and infirm are moderate.
Page 331 - The sensation created by his first course of Lectures at the Institution, and the enthusiastic admiration which they obtained, is at this period scarcely to be imagined. Men of the first rank and talent, — the literary and the scientific, the practical and the theoretical, blue-stockings, and women of fashion, the old and the young, all crowded — eagerly crowded the...
Page 287 - Licentiates in Surgery of any legally constituted College of Surgeons in the United Kingdom, and Graduates in Surgery of any University requiring residence to obtain Degrees, will be admitted for examination on producing their Diploma, Licence, or Degree, together with proofs of being twenty-one • years of age, and of having been occupied at least four years in the acquirement of professional knowledge.
Page 319 - I was left much to myself when a child, and put upon no particular plan of study, and that I enjoyed much idleness at Mr. Coryton's school. I perhaps owe to these circumstances the little talents that I have, and their peculiar application. What I am I have made myself; I say this without vanity, and in pure simplicity of heart...
Page 59 - Soon after interments were made, a peculiarly long narrow black fly was observed to crawl out of many of the coffins ; this insect, a product of the putrefaction of the bodies, was observed on the following season to be succeeded by another, which had the appearance of a common bug (*) with wings.
Page 287 - Lectures, on each of the following subjects, viz. the Practice of Physic — Chemistry — Materia Medica — and Midwifery with Practical Instruction.
Page 326 - I have neither riches, nor power, nor birth, to recommend me ; yet, if I live, I trust I shall not be of less service to mankind and to my friends than if I had been born with these advantages.

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