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Hahnemann-His Birth-Early Education-- Life at Leipzig-His Wander-
ings-Chemical Discoveries-Experiments with Cinchona- Medicines
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
ÆSCULAPIUS, from a Statue in the Louvre
VAN HELMONT, from a Print prefixed to his Works, 1682 .
Page 12, last line, for theme-honoured, read thence honoured. Page 34, line 6 from top, for The, read She.
Adam a Physician- Darius and Democêdes-Cure of Telephus—Value of Pedi
gree- Æsculapius and his Sons—Surgeons at the Siege of Troy—How Germans Acted— Rome versus Greece—The Wise Men-Philosophers and Atheists.
THANKS to the labours of the great modern historians, the idea of progress has now become an essential element in the very conception of history. Any period, however long it may have lasted, in which no progress was made, is beyond the pale of historical investigation.
Like Chaos, as described by Milton, it is
" A dark
The womb of nature, and perhaps her grave."' 2
i From a statue in the Louvre.
? Paradise Lost, Book II.