Tracts on Homoeopathy, Issues 1-12

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Aylott, 1865 - Alternative medicine - 250 pages


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Page 11 - The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.
Page 15 - This body of men, in our own country, may be described like the British army in Csesar'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 dispatch so much business in so short a time.
Page 15 - If, in the third place, we look into the profession of physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men. The sight of them is enough to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people.
Page 13 - 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 5 - 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 17 - ... 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 14 - A weaker dynamic affection is permanently extinguished in the living organism by a stronger one, if the latter (whilst differing in kind) is very similar to the former...
Page 14 - In the first place, the remedy is to be tried on the healthy body, without any foreign substance mixed with it...
Page 6 - It has been found that, with respect to any two planets, the squares of the times of revolution are to each other in the same proportion as the cubes of their mean distances, — a most surprising result, for the discovery of which the world was indebted to the illustrious Kepler. Sir John Herschel truly observes...
Page 11 - NEWTON, light consists of miter iai partial,1:*, emitted by luminous bodies, and moving through space with a velocity of 192,000 miles in a second, and these particles striking the eye produce the sensation of light. According to the other explanation of the phenomena, light consists in an undulating or vibratory movement, which...

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