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...justify a surgeon in performing the Caesarean operation: first, that he should possess infallible knowledge of his art: and, secondly, that he should be infallibly certain that he is infallible.
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Can any thing he more dreadful than the thought that an innocent child has inherited from you a disease or a weakness, the penalty in yourself of sin or want of caution?
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In the treatment of nervous cases,He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
_January_ 3. 1833.
I cannot bring myself to think much of Mason's poetry. I may be wrong; but all those passages in the Caractacus, which we learn to admire at school, now seem to me one continued _falsetto_.
_January_ 4. 1833.
NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN STATES OF THE AMERICAN UNION.--ALL AND THE WHOLE.
Naturally one would have thought that there would have been greater sympathy between the northern and north-western states of the American Union and... Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
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