Confessions of an homœopathist

Samuel B. Oldham ; London, 1846 - 399 Seiten

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Seite 109 - DOUBTLESS the pleasure is as great Of being cheated, as to cheat ; As lookers-on feel most delight That least perceive a juggler's sleight, And still, the less they understand, The more they
Seite 271 - O woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light, quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou...
Seite 298 - Oh ! ever thus, from childhood's hour, I've seen my fondest hopes decay ; I never loved a tree or flower, But 'twas the first to fade away. I never nursed a dear gazelle. To glad me with its soft black eye, But when it came to know me well, And love me, it was sure to die ! Now too — the joy most like divine Of all I ever dreamt or knew.
Seite 83 - XIX. Scarce had he utter'd — when heaven's verge extreme Reverberates the bomb's descending star, — And sounds that mingled laugh, — and shout, — and scream, — To freeze the blood, in one discordant jar, Rung to the pealing thunderbolts of war. Whoop after whoop with rack the ear assail'd ! As if unearthly fiends had burst their bar ; While rapidly the marksman's shot prevail'd : — And aye, as if for death, some lonely trumpet wail'd.
Seite 193 - Never scruple in paralytic cases to give strychnine largely, but never allow it to be supposed that you are giving more at a dose than the one-hundred-thousandth of a grain. This rule may be followed in other complaints with other very active drugs, such as croton oil; but this is one of our profoundest secrets, and must be kept so. Were it known, our wonder-working powers would be reduced in the estimation of the public and the regulars."—P.
Seite 83 - Men are but children of a larger growth ; Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain; And yet the soul, shut up in her dark room, Viewing so clear abroad, at home sees nothing; But, like a mole in earth, busy and blind, Works all her folly up, and casts it outward To the world's open view...
Seite 250 - And Gilpin, long live he; And when he next doth ride abroad, May I be there to see ! AN EPISTLE TO A PROTESTANT LADY IN FRANCE.
Seite 323 - THE Old Lion of England grows youthful again ; He rouses — he rises — he bristles his mane; His eye-balls flash fire ; his terrible roar, Like thunder, bursts awfully over our shore ! We Sons of the Lion...
Seite 193 - Morphia, Strychnine, Arsenic, Corrosive Sublimate, and such like : a few of these, mingled with your sugar and starch globules, will cause effects to be felt by the sceptic, which will quickly overcome his disbelief — he generally makes an excellent patient, and often a good decoy duck. Never...

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