Glances and Glimpses: Or, Fifty Years Social, Including Twenty Years Professional Life

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J. P. Jewett, 1856 - Boston (Mass.) - 418 pages
Hunt was a physician whose feminism pervaded every aspect of her life. Her autobiography provides insight into important trends in 19th century medicine as well as into attitudes toward women.
 

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Page 203 - We live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best...
Page 57 - By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed ; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.
Page 6 - The Lord bless thee, and keep thee : the Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee : the Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
Page 24 - The sun shall be no more thy light by day ; Neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee: But the Lord shall be unto thee an everlasting light, And thy God thy glory. Thy sun shall no more go down ; Neither shall thy moon withdraw itself: For the Lord shall be thine everlasting light, And the days of thy mourning shall be ended.
Page 223 - If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there; if I make my bed in hell, behold thou art there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me. Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day; the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.
Page 76 - Therefore, on every morrow, are we wreathing A flowery band to bind us to the earth. Spite of despondence, of the inhuman dearth Of noble natures, of the gloomy days, Of all the unhealthy and o'er-darkened ways Made for our searching: yes, in spite of all, Some shape of beauty moves away the pall From our dark spirits.
Page 65 - VITAL spark of heavenly flame ! Quit, oh ! quit this mortal frame : Trembling, hoping, lingering, flying, Oh ! the pain, the bliss of dying. Cease, fond Nature, cease thy strife, And let me languish into life. Hark ! they whisper ; angels say,
Page 145 - THE Country Parson is full of all knowledge. They say it is an ill mason that refuseth any stone; and there is no knowledge, but in a skilful hand serves either positively as it is, or else to illustrate some other knowledge.
Page 169 - I declare," says Dr. James Johnson, "my conscientious opinion, founded on long observation and reflection, that if there was not a single physician, surgeon, apothecary, man-midwife, chemist, druggist, or drug on the face of the earth, there would be less sickness and less mortality than now obtains.
Page 62 - There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body. ... As we have borne the image of the earthy, so shall we also bear the image of the heavenly.

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