1701 to 1800 Volume 2

1701 to 1800 Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...life he was affable and endearing; in conversation, polite, lively, and entertaining; and in his friendship steady and affectionate." He published--An Experimental Inquiry concerning some parts of the Animal Structure. 8vo. Lond. 1740. An Inquiry into the Exility of the Vessels of the Human Body. 8vo. Lond. 1748 The Works of the late Clifton Wintringham, physician at York; now first collated and published entire, with large Additions from the Original Documents. 2 vols. 8vo. Lond. 1752. Richardi Mead Monita et Praecepta Medica, permultis Annotationibus et Observationibus illustrata. 2 tom. 8vo. Lond. 1774. De Morbis quibusdam Commentarii. 8vo. Lond. 1782. Sir John Pringle, Bart. M.D. was the son of Sir John Pringle, of Stichel House, Roxburghshire, and was born the 10th April, 1707. He received his rudimentary education at home under a private tutor, and was next sent to the university of St. Andrew's, where he continued his studies under the direction of his relative Mr. Francis Pringle, the professor of Greek in that university. He then studied for a year in Edinburgh; at the termination of which, being intended for commerce, he proceeded to Amsterdam. During a casual visit to Leyden he heard a lecture by Boerhaave, which made so strong an impression on his mind that he determined to devote himself to physic. He fixed himself at Leyden, attended the lectures of Boerhaave, and of the other distinguished persons who then occupied the medical chairs in that celebrated university, and proceeded doctor of medicine 20th July, 1730 (D.M.I, de Marcore Senili. 4to.). Having completed his medical education by a visit to Paris, he returned to Edinburgh, and commenced the practice of his profession. On the 28th March, 1734, he was appointed by the...show more

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