The New Orleans Medical and Surgical Journal, Volum 3;Volumer 1846-1847

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S. Woodall, 1847

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Side 148 - That gravity should be innate, inherent and essential to matter so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation of anything else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another is to me so great an absurdity that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking can ever fall into...
Side 530 - That a committee of seven be appointed to prepare and issue an address to the different regularly organized societies and chartered medical schools in the United States, setting forth the objects of the National Medical Association, and inviting them to send delegates to a Convention to be held in Philadelphia on on the first Wednesday in May, 1847.
Side 119 - Resolved, that it is expedient for the medical profession of the United States, to institute a National Medical Association, for the protection of their interests, for the maintenance of their honor and respectability, for the advancement of their knowledge, and for the extension of their usefulness.
Side 308 - Who can open the doors of his face? His teeth are terrible round about.
Side 538 - Boston should have consented for a moment to set so bad an example to their younger brothers as we conceive them to have done in this instance. If such things are to be sanctioned by the profession there is little need of reform conventions, or any other efforts to elevate the professional character ; physicians and quacks will soon constitute one fraternity.
Side 308 - He esteemeth iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood. The arrow cannot make him flee: slingstones are turned with him into stubble. Darts are counted as stubble: he laugheth at the shaking of a spear.
Side 349 - Active. — 1. To stimulate the stomach and excite it to activity by contact 2. To aid the digestion of food by a specific action upon the food itself. 3. To neutralize any undue acidity in the stomach by supplying a proportionate alkali. Passive. — 1. To assist the sense of taste. 2. To favour the expression of the voice. 3. To clear the mucous membrane of the mouth, and to moderate thirst...
Side 387 - Pager, who had described these vaginal plexus to be derived, not from the portal veins, but from the hepatic arteries, from which they were completely filled, when both arteries and veins were at the same time injected. The...
Side 120 - That the union of the business of teaching and licensing in the same hands is wrong in principle and liable to great abuse in practice. Instead of conferring the right to license on medical colleges and State and county medical societies, it should be restricted to one board in each State, composed...
Side 734 - ... transmitted from parents to their offspring. The fact is most unquestionable, and we are of opinion that it has more influence in producing that disease than all other causes combined.

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