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Page 37 - Woe unto you, lawyers ! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge : ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered.
Page 372 - I apprehend it to be the rule of law, that if persons take upon themselves to make assertions as to which they are ignorant whether they are true or untrue, they must, in a civil point of view, be held as responsible as if they had asserted that which they knew to be untrue.
Page 376 - For example, we find that a special meeting of the Lancashire and Cheshire Branch of the British Medical Association was held at Liverpool on the 21st of September, for the purpose of once more condemning homoeopathy and homoeopaths to perpetual ostracism.
Page 174 - ... their floors are commonly of clay, strewed with rushes, under which lie unmolested a collection of beer, grease, fragments, bones, spittle, excrements of dogs and cats, and of every thing that is nauseous.
Page 287 - The rate of infant mortality, measured by the proportion of deaths under one year...
Page 277 - ... directed practice. When man shall be brought to acknowledge (as truth must finally constrain him to acknowledge) that it is by his own hand, through his neglect of a few obvious rules, that the seeds of disease are most lavishly sown within his frame, and diffused over communities ; when he shall have required of medical science to occupy itself rather with the prevention of maladies than with their cure ; when...
Page 141 - ... per cent. It may, therefore, be roughly estimated that about a quarter of a million of persons were saved from death in the ten years 1871-80, who would have died if the death-rate had been the same as in the previous thirty years.
Page 264 - For the purposes of this act, 1. any premises in such a state as to be a nuisance or injurious to health; 2.
Page 288 - Infant mortality, measured by the proportion of deaths under one year of age, to...
Page 268 - We know the number of these diseases ; we know that their number is limited, that it is confined to thirty at the most, and practically to little over half thirty. We know that the members of this class of diseases have different periods of incubation, that is to say, of period intervening between the reception of the poison and the development of the symptoms produced by the poison. We know that the symptoms of the diseases, once developed, run a regular course.