John Shaw Billings: A Memoir

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G.P. Putnam's sons, 1915 - 432 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 151 - Greek poet long ago said, excellence dwells among rocks hardly accessible, and a man must almost wear his heart out before he can reach her. Whoever talks of excellence as common and abundant, is on the way to lose all right standard of excellence. And when the right standard of excellence is lost, it is not likely that much which is excellent will be produced.
الصفحة 342 - ... a thing inexpressibly important; a half-result, detestable, if you will, when looked upon as the whole result ; yet without which the whole result is forever unattainable. Let wastefulness, idleness, drunkenness, improvidence take the fate which God has appointed them ; that their opposites may also have a chance for their fate.
الصفحة 215 - Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it?
الصفحة 366 - Though secure of our hearts, yet confoundedly sick If they were not his own by finessing and trick: He cast off his friends as a huntsman his pack, For he knew when he pleased he could whistle them back.
الصفحة 387 - God my Redeemer lives, And often from the skies Looks down and watches all my dust, Till he shall bid it rise. 4 Array'd in glorious grace Shall these vile bodies shine, And every shape and every face Look heavenly and divine. 5 These lively hopes we owe To Jesus' dying love ; We would adore his grace below, And sing his power above.
الصفحة 198 - That there is need in this country of a medical library of this character is sufficiently evident from the fact that, in all the public libraries of the US put together, it would not be possible to verify from the original authorities the references given by standard English or German authors ... No complete collection of American medical literature is in existence; and the most complete, if in this country, is in private hands and...
الصفحة 222 - The editors of Transactions of Societies, whether these are sent to journals or published in separate form, often commit numerous sins of omission in the matter of titles. The rule should be that every article which is worth printing is worth a distinct title, which should be as concise as a telegram, and be printed in a special type. If the author does not furnish such a title, it is the editor's business to make it ; and he should not be satisfied with such headings as " Clinical Cases," il Difficult...
الصفحة 201 - Specimen Fasciculus of a Catalogue of the National Medical Library under the Direction of the Surgeon-General, US Army, at Washington, DC" A rival attempt was being made by Dr.
الصفحة 215 - In these matters stillness means sleep or death — and the fact that the stream is continually changing its bed shows that its course lies through fertile alluvium, and not through sterile lava or granite. I have said that as regards scientific medicine we are at present going to school to Germany. This, however, is not the case with regard to therapeutics, either external...
الصفحة 397 - THE NATIONAL MEDICAL DICTIONARY. Including in one alphabet English, French, German, Italian and Latin Technical Terms used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences.

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