An Address to the Graduating Class of the Medical School in the University at Cambridge, on Wednesday, March 9, 1864

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Página 28 - Levet to the grave descend, Officious, innocent, sincere, Of every friendless name the friend. Yet still he fills affection's eye, Obscurely wise and coarsely kind ; Nor lettered arrogance deny Thy praise to merit unrefined.
Página 28 - In misery's darkest cavern known, His useful care was ever nigh, Where hopeless anguish poured his groan, And lonely want retired to die. No summons mocked by chill delay, No petty gain disdained by pride ; The modest wants of every day The toil of every day supplied. His virtues walked their narrow round, Nor made a pause, nor left a void ; And sure the eternal Master found The single talent well employed.
Página 15 - I feel not in me those sordid and unchristian desires of my profession; I do not secretly implore and wish for Plagues, rejoice at Famines, revolve Ephemerides and Almanacks in expectation of malignant Aspects, fatal Conjunctions, and Eclipses.
Página 24 - In the first place, then, the introduction of famous discoveries appears to hold by far the first place among human actions; and this was the judgment of the former ages.
Página 15 - I desire everything in its proper season, that neither men nor the times be out of temper. Let me be sick myself, if sometimes the malady of my patient be not a disease unto me. I desire rather to cure his infirmities than my own necessities. Where I do him no good, methinks it is scarce honest gain, though I confess 'tis but the worthy salary of our well-intended endeavours.
Página 24 - State (such as founders of cities and empires, legislators, saviours of their country from long endured quarrels, quellers of tyrannies, and the like), they decreed no higher honours than heroic. And certainly if a man rightly compare the two, he will find that this judgment of antiquity was just. For the benefits of discoveries may extend to the whole race of man — civil benefits only to particular places ; the latter last not beyond a few ages, the former through all time. Moreover, the reformation...
Página 24 - ... than heroic. And certainly if a man rightly compare the two, he will find that this judgment of antiquity was just. For the benefits of discoveries may extend to the whole race of man, civil benefits only to particular pla ces ; the latter last not beyond a few ages, the former through all time.
Página 19 - Congress, according to the census of 1860, for the "endowment, support and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, ... in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions of life.
Página 12 - HUNT, 27th Regiment Mass. Vol. Infantry, killed by a rebel assassin. Besides these, Dr. EG PIERCE, of Holyoke, and Dr. JH MORSE, of Lawrence, employed in the service of the United States as contract surgeons, died of disease contracted in the line of their duty; and Dr. JAMES M. NEWHALL, of Sutton, engaged in the same service, was drowned in a chivalrous attempt to rescue some women and children from on board a sinking transport vessel. 1 Lieut. EDWARD B. MASON, 2d Regiment Mass. Vol. Cavalry, formerly...
Página 12 - Kegiment of Massachusetts Infantry Volunteers as a Captain, afterwards commanded the Thirty-Fifth as its Colonel, lost an arm at the battle of South Mountain, and is now in command at Norfolk, Virginia, as a Brigadier-General of Volunteers. Two of the members of the Medical Commission of this Commonwealth have died while in its service, — Dr. GEORGE HAYWARD and Dr. JOHN C. DALTON. 20th Regiment Mass. Vol. Infantry. Assistant Surgeon FRANKLIN L.

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