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Page 319 - ... smallpox was always present, filling the churchyards with corpses, tormenting with constant fears all whom it had not yet stricken, leaving on those whose lives it spared the hideous traces of its power, turning the babe into a changeling at which the mother shuddered, making the eyes and cheeks of the betrothed maiden objects of horror to the lover.
Page 64 - To discover a method by which the vaccine contagium may be cultivated apart from the animal body, in some medium or media not otherwise zymotic, the method to be such that the contagium may by means of it be multiplied to an indefinite extent in successive generations, and that the product after any number of such generations shall (so far as can within the time be tested) prove itself of identical potency with standard vaccine lymph.
Page 309 - No person shall sell to the prejudice of the purchaser any article of food or any drug which is not of the nature, substance, and quality of the article demanded...
Page 101 - ... in filth are such as apparently must be attributed to morbific ferments or contagia ; matters which not only are not gaseous, but, on the contrary, so far as we know them, seem to have their essence, or an inseparable part of it, in certain solid elements which the microscope discovers in them, in living organisms, namely, which in their largest sizes are but very minute microscopical objects, and at their least sizes are probably unseen even with the microscope...
Page 135 - Education it is laid down that: '-The managers must at once comply with any " notice of the sanitary authority of the district in which the
Page 132 - It has been proved over and over again that nothing is so costly in all ways as disease, and that nothing is so remunerative as the outlay which augments health, and in doing so, augments the amount and value of the work done.
Page 244 - ... and other filth. And with this state of things, be it on large or on small scale, two chief sorts of danger to life arise ; one, that volatile effluvia from the refuse pollute the surrounding air and everything which it contains ; the other, that the liquid parts of the refuse pass by soakage or leakage into the surrounding soil, to mingle there of course in whatever water the soil yields, and in certain cases thus to occasion the deadliest pollution of wells and springs.
Page 309 - Act for selling to the prejudice of the purchaser any article of food or any drug which is not of the nature, substance, and quality of the article demanded by such purchaser, it shall be no defence to any such prosecution to allege that the purchaser, having bought only for analysis, was not prejudiced by such sale. Neither shall it be a good defence to prove that the article of food or drug in question, though defective in nature or in substance or in quality, was not defective in all three respects.
Page 136 - More rarely, the same questions arise in connection with enteric fever and diarrhceal diseases, which spread not so much by direct infection from person to person as indirectly through the agency of local conditions, such as infected school privies. 4. It will be seen that Article...