Medical Lectures and Aphorisms

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Henry Frowde, 1908 - 356 стор.
 

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Сторінка 333 - There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees : humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver rivers ; meadows enamelled with all sorts of eye-pleasing flowers ; thickets, which being lined with most pleasant shade were witnessed so to, by the cheerful disposition of many well-tuned birds ; each pasture stored with sheep feeding with sober security, while the pretty lambs with bleating oratory craved...
Сторінка 310 - I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Сторінка 325 - Even when I was a very young Boy at School, instead of running about on Holidays and playing with my fellows, I was wont to steal from them, and walk into the fields, either alone with a Book, or with some one Companion, if I could find any of the same temper.
Сторінка 334 - The first night that I came hither I caught " so great a cold, with a defluxion of rheum, as " made me keep my chamber ten days. And, " two after, had such a bruise on my ribs with a " fall, that I am yet unable to move or turn my
Сторінка 329 - I would be glad or content to be in a storm, though I saw many ships which rid safely and bravely in it. A storm would not agree with my stomach, if it did with my courage; though I was in a crowd of as good company as could be found anywhere, though I was in business of great and honourable trust...
Сторінка 329 - French courts) yet all this was so far from altering my opinion that it only added the confirmation of reason to - that, which was before but natural inclination. I saw plainly all the paint of that kind of life, the nearer I came to it; and that beauty, which I did not fall in love with, when, for aught I knew, it was real, was not like to bewitch or entice me, when I saw that it was adulterate.
Сторінка 325 - ... a secret bent of aversion from them, as some plants are said to turn away from others, *by an antipathy imperceptible to themselves, and inscrutable to man's understanding. Even when I was a very young boy at school, instead...
Сторінка 333 - I NEVER had any other desire so strong and so like to covetousness, as that one which I have had always, that I might be master at last of a small house and large garden, with very moderate conveniencies joined to them, and there dedicate the remainder of my life only to the culture of them, and study of nature...
Сторінка 324 - I believe I can tell the particular little chance that filled my head first with such chimes of verse as have never since left ringing there...
Сторінка 35 - No man will be found in whose mind airy notions do not sometimes tyrannize, and force him to hope or fear beyond the limits of sober probability. All power of fancy over reason is a degree of insanity; but while this power is such as we can...

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