Transactions of the ... Session of the American Institute of Homoeopathy

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American Institute of Homoeopathy., 1869
Includes World's Homoeopathic Convention #1, 1876; 4, 1891; 7, 1906 others are in book collection.

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Page 251 - ... till in process of time, says my manuscript, a sage arose, like our Locke, who made a discovery that the flesh of swine, or indeed of any other animal, might be cooked (burnt, as they called it) without the necessity of consuming a whole house to dress it. Then first began the rude form of a gridiron.
Page 251 - ... that the flesh of swine, or indeed of any other animal, might be cooked (burnt, as they called it) without the necessity of consuming a whole house to dress it. Then first began the rude form of a gridiron. Roasting by the string or spit came in a century or two later, I forget in whose dynasty. By such slow degrees, concludes the manuscript, do the most useful, and seemingly the most obvious, arts make their way among mankind...
Page 251 - Chinese manuscript, wherein it is related that the son of a swineherd having accidentally set lire to the cottage in which they lived, a litter of pigs perished therein. In handling one of. these untimely sufferers, the boy burned his fingers, and to cool them applied them to his mouth, and for the first time in his life — in the world's life, indeed — he tasted — crackling! The father returning, met with a similar experience, which, for a time, was kept a secret, but as often as the sow farrowed,...
Page 259 - Delegate shall be admitted during the session of the Institute to all the privileges of members, except voting and eligibility to office, on the following basis : First. From every association composed of more than fifty members from different States, two delegates, with an additional delegate for every twenty members. Second. From every State Society, two delegates, with an additional delegate for every twenty members. Third. From every county or local society, one delegate. fourth. From every hospital,...
Page 152 - ... body and limbs. Great languor and indifference to duties. Soreness of the whole body. Frontal headache during the whole proving. Rheumatic, drawing, or wandering pains throughout the body. Flighty, nervous pains, in different parts of the body. Loss of energy, languor and depression of spirits, (p,) Unusual aches and pains all over the body, especially in the abdomen and head. Singing increases the nausea and aggravates the headache, causing shooting pains from within outwards. Soreness and swelling...
Page 152 - Chilliness and shivering over the whole body, in a warm room; inability to keep warm at the stove (from 500 drops). Pulse 104; and increase of 32 beats in fifteen minutes. Shivering in a warm room, with heat of the head. Shivering over the legs from the hips downwards. Pulse 126, small and thready, seventy minutes after the large dose; shivering, with chattering of the teeth. Scarcely comfortable near a large fire; but all the symptoms ameliorated in the open air.
Page 104 - ... of the chest which moved downward by empty swallowing, but immediately returned; severe pressure in the rectum and at the anus, and a constant desire to go to stool, but with every effort to evacuate the bowels, a...
Page 258 - Candidates for membership shall present to the Board of Censors a certificate of three members of the Institute that the applicant has pursued a regular course of medical studies according to the requirements of the existing institutions of this country, and sustains a good moral character .and professional standing.
Page 253 - This medicine has been known to the medical profession since the year one of the Christian era. Before its homoeopathic proving, it had no standing at all as a curative agent; now it is a household word throughout the bounds of civilization, and every one knows something of its virtues. The same may be said of many other medicines. Dr. "Watzke, a German author, in a recent monograph on colocynth, says : " The number of works on materia medica, old and new, thick and thin, which I consulted in pursuit...
Page 152 - Aching of the limbs, especially of the flexor muscles. A fine, violent agitation of all the muscles of the body and limbs. Great languor and indifference to duties. Soreness of the whole body. Frontal headache during the whole proving. Rheumatic, drawing, or wandering pains throughout the body. Flighty, nervous pains, in different parts of the body. Loss of energy, languor and depression of spirits, (p.) Unusual aches...

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