Fathers of Biology

Percival, 1890 - 108 sider

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Side 16 - I will keep this oath and this stipulation— to reckon him who taught me this art equally dear to me as my parents, to share my substance with him and relieve his necessities if required, to look upon his offspring in the same footing as my own brothers and to teach them this art if they shall wish to learn it without fee or stipulation...
Side 17 - Into whatever houses I enter, I will go into them for the benefit of the sick, and will abstain from every voluntary act of mischief and corruption ; and further, from the seduction of females or males, of freemen and slaves.
Side 17 - I will follow that system of regimen which, according to my ability and judgment, I consider for the benefit of my patients, and abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous.
Side 89 - ... must very quickly pass through the organ. Second, the blood under the influence of the arterial pulse enters and is impelled in a continuous, equable, and incessant stream through every part and member of the body, in much larger quantity than were sufficient for nutrition, or than the whole mass of fluids could supply.
Side 17 - Whatever, in connection with my professional practice or not in connection with it, I see or hear, in the life of men, which ought not to be spoken of abroad, I will not divulge, as reckoning that all such should be kept secret.
Side 95 - I first sawe him at Oxford, 1642, after Edgehill fight, but was then too young to be acquainted with so great a doctor. I remember he came severall times to our Coll. (Trin.) to George Bathurst, BD who had a hen to hatch egges in his chamber, which they daily opened to see the progress and way of generation.
Side 95 - Edge-hill with him; and during the fight, the Prince and duke of Yorke were committed to his care: he told me that he withdrew with them under a hedge, and tooke out of his pockett a booke and read; but he had not read very long before a bullet of a great gun grazed on the ground neare him, which made him remove his station.
Side 97 - He lies buried in a vault at Hempsted in Essex, which his brother Eliab Harvey built ; he is lapt in lead, and on his brest in great letters DR. WILLIAM HARVEY. I was at his funerall, and helpt to carry him into the vault.
Side 103 - ... He had made dissections of frogs, toads, and a number of other animals, and had curious observations on them ; which papers, together with his goods, in his lodgings at Whitehall, were plundered at the beginning of the rebellion...
Side 96 - To the learned and illustrious, the President and Fellows of the College of Physicians of London. " Harassed with anxious, and in the end not much availing cares, about Christmas last, I sought to rid my spirit of the cloud that oppressed it, by a visit to that great man, the chief honour and ornament of our College, Dr. William Harvey, then dwelling not far from the city. I found him, Democritus like, busy with the study of natural things, his countenance cheerful, his mind serene, embracing all...

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