The London Lancet, Volume 2

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Burgess, Stringer & Company, 1852 - Medicine

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Page 299 - Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff : you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them, they are not worth the search.
Page 93 - When the man of the world is devoting his days to wasting melancholy, for some deep disappointment; or in the ebullience of joy, is going out to meet his happy destiny, the lightly-moved and all-conceiving spirit of the poet, steps forth, like the sun from night to day, and with soft transitions tunes his harp to joy or woe.
Page 250 - ... which may possibly aggravate his danger. And unless I shall have found him averse from doing what was necessary in aid of my remedies, from a want of a proper sense of his perilous situation, I forbear to step out of the bounds of my province in order to offer any advice which is not necessary to promote his cure. At the same time, I think it indispensable to let his friends know the danger of his case the instant I discover it. An arrangement of his worldly affairs, in which the comfort or...
Page 333 - This flap being turned upwards, the tendon was cut through, nnd the os calcis having been disarticulated from the astragalus and cuboid bones, was removed, together with the integument of the heel, included between the two incisions. The lateral ligaments connecting the astragalus with the tibia and fibula were now divided, and the knife was carried into the joint on each side, extreme care being observed to avoid wounding the anterior tibial artery, which was in view. The astragalus was then detached...
Page 225 - But thou, O son of man, behold, they shall put bands upon thee, and shall bind thee with them, and thou shalt not go out among them : and I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover; for they are a rebellious house.
Page 257 - And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women; for they are lively, and are delivered ere the midwives come in unto them.
Page 95 - ... of kingdoms. By the love of glory, weak nations swell into magnitude and strength. Whatever there is of terrible, whatever there is of beautiful in human events, all that shakes the soul to and fro, and is remembered while thought and flesh cling together,— all these, have their origin from the passions.
Page 139 - ... development, with pus and blood globules when the villi are affected. When a circumscribed ulcer is visible upon the os uteri to the naked eye, after death, such as occurs in eruptive affections of the os and cervix, and is examined by the microscope with a low power, it is found to consist of a base from which the villi are entirely removed, or in which only the scattered debris of villi remain ; and, surrounding this base, there is a fringe of enlarged villi, partially or entirely denuded of...
Page 306 - ... with variolous matter, or by wilful exposure to variolous matter, or to any matter, article, or thing impregnated with variolous matter, or wilfully by any other means whatsoever produce the disease of smallpox in any person in England...
Page 138 - The mucous membrane of the os and cervix uteri, like the mucoas membrane of other parts, consisted of epithelium, primary or basement membrane, and. fibrous tissue bloodvessels and nerves. But as there were some special characteristics pertaining to this tissue, he proposed, for the convenience of description, to examine, first the mucous membrane of the os uteri and external portion of the cervix ; and, secondly, the mucous lining of the cervical cavity or canal. The epithelial layer of the former...

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