British and Foreign Medical Review: Or Quarterly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Volume 17

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Page 189 - That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom...
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Page 530 - The Principles of Physiology, applied to the Preservation of Health, and to the Improvement of Physical and Mental Education.
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