The Practice of Physick, Reduc'd to the Ancient Way of Observations Containing a Just Parallel Between the Wisdom and Experience of the Ancients, and the Hypothesis's of Modern Physicians

The Practice of Physick, Reduc'd to the Ancient Way of Observations Containing a Just Parallel Between the Wisdom and Experience of the Ancients, and the Hypothesis's of Modern Physicians : Intermix'd with Many Practical Remarks Upon Most Distempers; T

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Excerpt from The Practice of Physick, Reduc'd to the Ancient Way of Observations Containing a Just Parallel Between the Wisdom and Experience of the Ancients, and the Hypothesis's of Modern Physicians: Intermix'd With Many Practical Remarks Upon Most Distempers; Together With Several New and Curious Dissertations; Particularly of the Tarantula, and the Nature of Its Poison Being thus furrounded with an infinite variety of Opinions, I was at a lofs to make a jult choice; but at laft I came to a firm Refolution of fiding with none, and of put fuing the Truth with Vigour and Diligence, without anyothcr Guide but Reafonand Experience. In purfuance of this Refolye, I fpent no fmall time in taking exact and minute Obfervations of Difeafes; and was quickly fenfible that by this means I made a greater Progrefs in Phyfick in a few Months, than I had done before in lo many Years; and that nothing is truer than that old Saying of Manilz'ws Artem Experientz'a fecit, Example moa/lrante viam. Thefe Re marks of mine were firfl carelefly commit ted to Writing, only for the fake of my own Memory afterwards I drew 'em out into Claffes and Heads, and in that Condition they came into the Hands of my Friends. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 454 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 23mm | 603g
  • English
  • 101 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243031211
  • 9780243031214