Southern Medical and Surgical Journal, 1854, Vol. 10 (Classic Reprint)

Southern Medical and Surgical Journal, 1854, Vol. 10 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Southern Medical and Surgical Journal, 1854, Vol. 10 Modesty is universally admired as the brightest gem in the beauteous diadem of female loveliness. And while we deplore the sad consequences of the morbid sensitiveness of females, in concealing those sexual secrets, which pertain to their nature, at the expense of health, and even life itself, we can but admire while we condemn and deplore; and we would fain devise some means which would secure the virtuous of the sex in the pos session of those sacred treasures, without the payment of such a dreadful penalty. This can be accomplished only by qualify ing females to administer to the necessities of their own sex, by bestowing upon them a proper medical education: this plan, and this only, will secure females from exposure, on the one hand, and the: malpractice of ignorant midwives on the other. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at 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 | 780 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 39mm | 1,025g
  • English
  • 57 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243039166
  • 9780243039166