Edinburgh Medical Journal, Volumen13,Parte1

Oliver and Boyd, 1868

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Página 82 - Published under the direction of the general council of medical education and registration of the United Kingdom, pursuant to the medical act (1858).
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Página 22 - Not long after the death of a late illustrious poet, who had filled, while living, a great station in the eye of the public, a literary friend, to whom the deceased had been well known,* was engaged, during the darkening twilight of an autumn evening, in perusing one of the publications which professed to detail the habits and opinions of the distinguished individual who was now no more. As the reader had enjoyed the intimacy of the deceased to a considerable degree, he was deeply interested in the...
Página 15 - ... the body through the door of the house, and to convey it through the window was impossible without removing part of the wall. Some hints were dropped that the room had been subsequently haunted by the poor man's spirit.
Página 368 - ... any other imperfection or disability that can interfere with the most efficient discharge of the duties of a Medical Officer in any climate.
Página 14 - You say you are sensible of the delusion," said his friend ; " have you firmness to convince yourself of the truth of this? Can you take courage enough to rise and place yourself in the spot so seeming to be occupied, and convince yourself of the illusion?" The poor man sighed and shook his head negatively. " Well," said the doctor, " we will try the experiment otherwise.
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