The teeth: in health and disease

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Hippolyte Bailliere, 1861 - 62 pagine

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Pagina 20 - Man is all symmetry, Full of proportions, one limb to another, And all to all the world besides : Each part may call the farthest, brother : For head with foot hath private amity, And both with moons and tides. Nothing hath got so far, But Man hath caught and kept it, as his prey His eyes dismount the highest star He is in little all the sphere. Herbs gladly cure our flesh, because that they Find their acquaintance there.
Pagina 39 - Tis doubtful which is sea, and which is sky. And now the staggering braves, led by despair, Advance, and to return the charge prepare. Each seizes for his shield a spacious scale, And the brass weights fly thick as showers of hail. Whole heaps of warriors welter on the ground, With gallipots and broken phials crown 'd ; Whilst empty jars the dire defeat resound.
Pagina 26 - Wi' gnawing vengeance; Tearing my nerves wi' bitter pang, Like racking engines...
Pagina iii - Of every hearer ; for it so falls out, That what we have we prize not to the worth Whiles we enjoy it, but being lacked and lost, Why, then we rack the value ; then we find The virtue that possession would not show us Whiles it was ours.
Pagina 43 - A little fire is quickly trodden out, Which being suffered, rivers cannot quench.
Pagina 47 - The invention all admired, and each, how he To be the inventor missed ; so easy it seemed Once found, which yet unfound most would have thought Impossible...
Pagina 35 - Sugar on the Teeth. — From researches made on this subject, M. Larrey has come to the following conclusions: 1. Refined cane, or beet-root sugar, is prejudicial to the teeth more from its direct contact than from the evolution of gaseous matter during digestion. 2. If a tooth be allowed to macerate in a saturated solution of sugar, it is so decomposed as to acquire almost a gelatinous character, while the enamel becomes opaque and spongy, and crumbles down under the slightest pressure. Sugar ought...
Pagina 60 - What cannot Art and Industry perform, When Science plans the progress of their toil ? They smile at penury, disease, and storm ; And oceans from their mighty mounds recoil. When tyrants scourge, or demagogues...

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