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July 25th. Battersea-fields and Wandsworth-common. Malva rotundifolia Hydrocharis Morsus Galeopsis Tetrahit Hyoseris minima
Daucus Carota Agrostemna Githago Mercurialis annua Lithospermum arvense Peucedanuin Silaus Anagallis arvensis Chironja Centaurium Lemna trisulea
Polygonum Convolvulus Campanula rotundifolia minor
Chenopodiuin album Agrimopia Eupatoriuin Scute laria galericulata Sison Amomum
August 6th. Highgate Archway,
cum Anthemis Cotula Carduus acanthoides Ononis fructicosa Brassica Napus Lychnis dioica v. alba
Potentilla verna Hypericum perforatum
August 12th. Wimbledon-common. Trifolium filiforme Hypericum quadrangu-f Pedicularis sylvaticus Teucrium Scorodonium Jare
Leontodon auturnnale Peplis Portula
Galeopsis tetrahit Valeriana officinalis Juncus articulatus Scrophularia aquatica Fumaria claviculata Genista anglica
nodosa Chelidonium majus Radiola millegrana
Lythrum Salicaria Seir pus faitans Juncus uliginosus
Senecio sylvatica Ceratophyllum demer, Festuca decumbens Jasione montana
sum Rosa spinosissima Inula dysenterica
Poa rigida Rhamnus Catharticus pulicaria
Tiagopogon porrifolium Epilobium villosum Medicago lupulina Cynoglossum officinale
palustre Gnaphalium rectum Matricaria Parthenium Trifolium glomeratum
REPORT OF DISEASES. The autumn, though on the whole healthy, has been more sickly than for some years past. The diseases, however, have been mild, Dysenteries and diarrhæas, if not met, in their early stage, with antiphlogistic remedies, according to their severity, have proved extremely tedious, and, in a very few instances, fatal. The typhus fever, in its true form, has been chiefly confined to the poor Irish, and those who have associated with them. Fever, however, has been sporadic among all classes. In those whose mode of life has been more generous, the early symptoms have been severe, and not relieved without the lancet and other antiphlogistic remedies. If these have been omitted, the disease has proved fatal at an early period, or convalescence has proved extremely tedious. There has been less delirium than usually attends that form of fever, but the senses have been much impaired, and the conceptions greatly weakened.
A case of phthiriasis, or morbus pediculosus, has occurred in an elderly woman, the wife of a man in a decent employment. Though they sleep together, the husband has no difficulty in keeping himself clean; but it is the constant employment of the wife to destroy the vermin, yet they multiply faster than all her endeavours can prevent, They are the common body-louse; so that it is at least probable this disease is nothing more than a peculiar aptitude in the skin and juices of the subject to prove a nidus and food for this insect.
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