Sharp's Tracts on Hom Opathy

Sharp's Tracts on Hom Opathy

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ... to separate what is true from what is false than to reject both. The jealousy of power may indeed attempt to crush the rising influence of new truth. A Galileo may by force be constrained to read a reluctant recantation, but "the earth moves notwithstanding." Such is the vitality of truth, that when once discovered, it seems never afterwards to die. If, therefore, Homoeopathy be true, we may confidently expect that it will survive the opposition to which it is exposed. If it be false, let us have the proof. It is not to be condemned as some people would condemn a suspected felon, without judge, jury, or witness. But, whatever course the opponents of Homoeopathy majf pursue, it is plainly the duty and the wisdom of those who have risked their credit and success by embracing it, to give it a most searching inquiry; that what there is of truth in it may be preserved for the benefit of mankind, and that what there may be of error intermingled with that truth may be eli Lokd Bacon. Homoeopathy minated from it. Truth, beautiful truth, must be to us what power was to the Eomans. In the words of LiVY, "Apud Romanos vis imperii valet inania transmiituntur." Among the Eomans, he says, the power, the energy of empire was valued; the pompous trappings and parade were handed over to others--to the monarcns of the east. Let us then once more examine the foundation of our science, and in doing so we will consider: I. "Whether there be any probability that a law, rule, or principle exists in nature for our guidance in the treatment of disease. II. The law of Homoeopathy. III. The limits of this law. IV. "What those cases are which are beyor.d the limits of the law, and how they are to be treated. I. "Whether there be...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236864255
  • 9781236864253