Sharp's Tracts on Homoeopathy

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Boericke & Tafel, 1894 - Homeopathy - 232 pages

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Page 89 - The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.
Page 218 - For the wit and mind of man, if it work upon matter, which is the contemplation of the creatures of God, worketh according to the stuff, and is limited thereby ; but if it work upon itself, as the spider worketh his web, then it is endless, and brings forth indeed cobwebs of learning, admirable for the fineness of thread and work, but of no substance or profit.
Page 40 - It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tossed upon the sea; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle and the adventures thereof below; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene), and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below"; so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride.
Page 31 - Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason ,why the northern hive, as he calls it, does not send out such prodigious swarms, and over-run the world with Goths and Vandals as it did formerly ; but had that excellent author observed that there were no students in...
Page 153 - ... it is not worth while •to be concerned, what he says or thinks, who says or thinks only as he is directed by another.
Page 31 - This body of men in our own country may be described like the British army in Caesar's time : some of them slay in chariots, and some on foot. If the infantry do less execution than the charioteers, it is because they cannot be carried so soon into all quarters of the town, and despatch so much business in so short a time.
Page 41 - And, first, evidence signifies that which demonstrates, makes clear, or ascertains the truth of the very fact or point in issue, either on the one side or on the other; and no evidence .ought to be admitted to any other point.
Page 91 - I frame no hypotheses; for whatever is not deduced from the phenomena is to be called an hypothesis; and hypotheses, whether metaphysical or physical, whether of occult qualities or mechanical, have no place in experimental philosophy.
Page 95 - ... by my direction; the clouds, at my call, have poured their waters, and the Nile has overflowed at my command ; I have restrained the rage of the dog-star, and mitigated the fervours of the crab.
Page 42 - directly as the mass, and inversely as the square of the distance.

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