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CHAPTER XIV.

HAHNEMANN.

Hahnemann-His Birth-Early Education-Life at Leipzig-His Wander-
ings-Chemical Discoveries-Experiments with Cinchona-Medicines
eure Diseases like those they produce-Arsenic-Ipecacuan-Sulphur—
Tartar Emetic-Tea-First Trial of Homoeopathy -Belladonna in Scar-
letina Fever Compared with Vaccination-Action of Small Doses-
Doppler's Theory-Jörg's Theory-Hahnemann's Tripod-Proving of
Aconite-Testimony in favour of Aconite-The Organon-The word Ho-
mœopathic first used-Homoeopathy defined-Opposed by the Druggists
-Brunnow's Sketch of Hahnemann-His Domestic Life-Richter's
Description of Hahnemann-His Materia Medica-Aconite proved
by Dr. Gerstel-Camphor in Cholera-Dr. Quin at Tischnowitz-Dr.
Flieschmann at Vienna-Hahnemann's Life at Coethen-Letter to
Stapf-Insists on Purity of Doctrine-Death of his first Wife-Second
Marriage-Life in Paris-Death-Diffusion of Homoeopathy-In Ger-
many-Discussed in Baden Parliament-In Austria-In Naples-Brought
to England by Dr. Quin-Correspondence between College of Physicians
and Dr. Quin-Opposition it encountered-Sir W. Hamilton's Opinion. ---
EPILOGUE.-Rasori-Broussais-Expectant Medicine-Baptism of Apollo
-Water-Cure-Mesmerism-Clairvoyance-Movement-Cure-Alison on
Specifics-Medical Education-Abercrombie's Opinion-A Liberal Edu-
cation defined.

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

ESCULAPIUS, from a Statue in the Louvre

HIPPOCRATES, from a Bust

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GALEN, from an ancient Dioscoridian Manuscript in the Imperial Library of

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VAN HELMONT, from a Print prefixed to his Works, 1682.

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HARVEY, from a Picture by Rennel, in the Collection of Dr. Mead

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SYLVIUS DE LA BOE, from a Picture by Van Dalen, junior.
SYDENHAM, from the copy of the Bust prefixed to his Works

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ERRATA.

Page 12, last line, for theme-honoured, read thence honoured.

Page 34, line 6 from top, for The, read She.

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