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Page 134 - The delegates shall receive their appointment from permanently organized State Medical Societies, and such County and District Medical Societies, as are recognized by representation in their respective State Societies, and from the Medical Department of the Army and Navy of the United States.
Page 251 - In order to constitute a crime, a person must have intelligence and capacity enough to have a criminal intent and purpose; and if his reason and mental powers are either so deficient that he has no will, no conscience or controlling mental power, or if, through the overwhelming violence of mental disease, his intellectual power is for the time obliterated, he is not a responsible moral agent, and is not punishable for criminal acts.
Page 176 - 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.
Page 251 - Our statutes may declare, as they do, that " no act done by a person in a state of insanity can be punished as an offense, and no insane person can be tried, sentenced to any punishment, or punished for any crime or offense while he continues in that state.
Page 147 - But this beauty serves merely as a guide to birds and beasts, in order that the fruit may be devoured and the manured seeds disseminated : I infer that this is the case from having as yet found no exception to the rule that seeds are always thus disseminated when embedded within a fruit of any kind (that is within a fleshy or pulpy envelope), if it be coloured of any brilliant tint, or rendered conspicuous...
Page 287 - Were a star quenched on high, For ages would its light, Still travelling downward from the sky, Shine on our mortal sight. So when a great man dies, For years beyond our ken The light he leaves behind him lies Upon the paths of men.
Page 167 - Essentials of Vaccination: A Compilation of Facts Relating to Vaccine Inoculation, and its Influence in the Prevention of Smallpox.
Page 134 - Each State, county, and district medical society, entitled to representation, shall have the privilege of sending to the Association one delegate for every ten of its regular resident members, and one for every additional fraction of more than half that number...
Page 177 - 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 in fair proportion of representatives from its Medical Colleges, and the profession at large, and the pay, for whose services as examiners, should in no degree depend on the number licensed by them...
Page 238 - I obtained some, and have ordered it regularly for over a year; and have found it excellent in the pain of rheumatism, pneumonia, and cancer; also in the sleeplessness of scarlatina and alcoholism. It has never failed me in procuring sleep, without the disagreeable dreams and after-effects of opium. The dose is 3ss. to 3j. every hour till sleep is procured. I have also found it of much service in cases of tonsillitis, used as a gargle with glycerine and carbolic acid.