Transactions, 5. köide

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Page 371 - He that holds fast the golden mean, And lives contentedly between The little and the great, Feels not the wants that pinch the poor, Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Embittering all his state.
Page 240 - Every person who shall erect a new building shall cause every wall of such building to have a proper damp course of sheet lead, asphalte, or slates laid in cement, or of other durable material impervious to moisture, beneath the level of the lowest timbers, and at a height of not less than six inches above the surface of the ground adjoining such wall.
Page 35 - Michigan, 1871, as follows: (1734). SEC. 43. Whenever any householder shall know that any person within his family is taken sick with the smallpox or any other disease dangerous to the public health, he shall immediately give notice thereof to the Board of Health, or to the health officer of the township in which he resides ; and if he shall refuse or neglect to give such notice, he shall forfeit a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars.
Page 390 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth ; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
Page 11 - That in the opinion of this meeting the sanitary condition of this country is still very unsatisfactory, and that further legislation is necessary with a view to its improvement ; and that for the purpose of collecting and imparting information upon all matters connected with the subject of public health a society be now formed to be styled ' The Sanitary Institute of Great Britain.
Page 99 - ... finds certain local conditions, and the people prepared by them to submit to it, there cholera will prevail. They deny the efficacy of any enteric or specific poison in the water to produce it, though they attach the greatest importance to the purity of water from all organic contamination, impure water being one of the local conditions which, if added to crowding, filth, or other insanitary conditions and want of proper ventilation, is that of all others which favours cholera.
Page 74 - It is not the first time that I have had occasion to observe that men may repeat with the utmost confidence, some maxim or sentimental phrase, as self-evident or admitted truth, which is either palpably false, or to which, upon examination, it will be found that they attach no definite idea. Notwithstanding our respect for the important document which...
Page 35 - Board may cause any sick and infected person to be removed thereto, unless the condition of such person will not admit of his removal without danger to his health, in which case the house or place where he remains shall be considered as a hospital, and all persons residing in, or in any way concerned within the same, shall be subject to the regulations of the Board as before provided.
Page 273 - If, then, ammonia was everywhere, the conclusion seemed to be that it was not at all necessary to do as I had been doing, namely, wash the air so laboriously; it would be quite sufficient to suspend a piece of glass, and allow the ammonia to settle upon it. For this purpose small flasks were hung in different parts of the laboratory, and examined daily.
Page 270 - When a room is shut up even for a day, unless the room be very large indeed, there is always that peculiarity observed by sensitive persons, to which would be given the name of closeness. Yet there are people who do not seem to observe this, and who live their lives in rooms in which this closeness may be constantly observed.

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