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Page 283 - THE CHANGE OF LIFE IN HEALTH AND DISEASE: a Practical Treatise on the Nervous and other Affections incidental to Women at the Decline of Life. Second Edition. 8vo. cloth, 6s. DR. GODWIN TIMMS. CONSUMPTION: its True Nature and Successful Treatment. Crown 8vo. cloth, 10s. DR. ROBERT B. TODD, FRS | CLINICAL LECTURES ON THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE.
Page 120 - But it is the object of the present paper to show that this assumption is altogether false, that there is a general principle in nature which will cause many varieties to survive the parent species, and to give rise to successive variations departing further and further from the original type, and which also produces, in domesticated animals, the tendency of varieties to return to the parent form.
Page 502 - Municipal law, thus understood, is properly defined to be a 'rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state, commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong.
Page 282 - A MANUAL OF MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS; being an Analysis of the Signs and Symptoms of Disease. In one neat octavo volume, extra cloth, of 424 pages. $2 00. (Lately issued.) Of works exclusively devoted to this important The task of composing such a work is neither an branch, our profession has at command, compara- easy nor a light one; but Dr.
Page 504 - ... he must be considered in the same situation as to responsibility as if the facts with respect to which the delusion exists were real.
Page 122 - ... stalk to the leaf, which is supported in its place by the claws of the middle pair of feet, which are slender and inconspicuous. The irregular outline of the wings gives exactly the perspective effect of a shrivelled leaf* We thus have size, colour, form, markings, and habits, all combining together to produce a disguise which may be said to be absolutely perfect; and the protection which it affords is sufficiently indicated by the abundance of the individuals that possess it.
Page 558 - The CLIMATE of the SOUTH of FRANCE as SUITED to INVALIDS; with Notices of Mediterranean and other Winter Stations. By CT WILLIAMS, MAMD Oxon. Assistant-Physician to the Hospital for Consumption at Brompton. Second Edition. Crown Svo. 6s. REPORTS on the PROGRESS of PRACTICAL and SCIENTIFIC MEDICINE in Different Parts of the World.
Page 121 - The numbers that die annually must be immense; and as the individual existence of each animal depends upon itself, those that die must be the weakest— the very young, the aged, and the diseased,— while those that prolong their existence can only be the most perfect in health and vigour— those who are best able to obtain food regularly, and avoid their numerous enemies. It is, as we commenced by remarking, 'a struggle for existence,' in which the weakest and least perfectly organized must always...
Page 121 - We believe we have now shown that there is a tendency in nature to the continued progression of certain classes of varieties further and further from the original type- -a progression to which there appears no reason to assign any definite limits...
Page 76 - ... the present system adopted by our Colleges provides more and more satisfactorily for the thorough qualification of the graduate, as regards the principles and practice of his art, but does not provide at all adequately for the special study and cultivation of questions of State medicine ; therefore be it...