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Σελίδα 85 - Rush to his profession, that speaking of his approaching dissolution, he remarks, " when that time shall come, I shall relinquish many attractions to life, and among them a pleasure which to me has no equal in human pursuits ; I mean that which I derive from studying, teaching, and practising medicine.
Σελίδα 429 - This is exactly such a case as we should choose to place before Bacon, were he to revisit the earth, in order to give him, in a small compass, an idea of the advancement which philosophy has made, since the time when he had pointed out to her the route which she ought to pursue.
Σελίδα 83 - From this early exercise he probably derived that talent of investigation, that spirit of inquiry, and those extensive views of the nature and causes of disease, which give value to his writings, and have added important benefits to the science of medicine. The same mode of acquiring knowledge which was recommended by Mr. Locke, and the very manner of his commonplace book, was also early adopted by Dr.
Σελίδα 85 - ... received the additional gratification and evidence of his country's confidence in his talents, his integrity, and his patriotism, by being chosen a member of the state convention for the adoption of the federal constitution.
Σελίδα 131 - Manual of Mineralogy. By Robert Jameson, Professor of Natural History in the University of Edinburgh, &c. 8vo. 15s.
Σελίδα 87 - But the virtues of the heart, like the faculties of his mind, were also in continued exercise for the benefit of his fellow men ; while the numerous humane, charitable, and religious associations, which do honour to the city of Philadelphia, bear testimony to the philanthropy and piety which animated the bosom of their departed benefactor, let it also be remembered, that, as with the good Samaritan, the poor were the objects of his peculiar care , and that in the latter, and more prosperous years...
Σελίδα 84 - Rush, the popularity of his lectures, the yearly increase of the number of his pupils, the unexampled growth of the Medical School of Philadelphia, and the consequent diffusion of medical learning, bear ample testimony; for, with all due respect to the distinguished talents with which the other Professorships of that University have hitherto been, and still continue to be filled, it will be admitted that to the learning, the abilities, and the eloquence of Dr.
Σελίδα 84 - Pennsylvania hospital, such was his punctuality, his lore of order, and his sense of duty, that he not only made his . daily visit to that institution, but was never absent ten minutes after the appointed hour of prescribing. In a few months after his establishment in Philadelphia, Dr. Rush was elected a professor in the medical school which had then been recently established by the laudable exertions of Dr. Shippen, Dr. Kuhn, Dr.
Σελίδα 230 - St. Bartholomew's Hospital. — The following Courses of Lectures will be delivered at this theatre during the ensuing winter : — On the Theory and Practice of Medicine ; by Dr. Hue. — On Anatomy and Physiology ; by Mr. Abernethy.— On Chemistry and Materia Medica; by Dr.
Σελίδα 432 - Iron wire gauze of -^, and of 2^ apertures to the inoh, or of 576 to the square inch, appeared safe under all circumstances in explosive mixtures of coal gas. I kept up a continual flame in a cylinder of this kind, 8 inches high and 2 inches in diameter, for a quarter of .an hour, varying the proportions of coal gas and air as far as was compatible with their inflammation ; the top of the cylinder, for some minutes, was strongly...