the heart affection was at one time considered as due to a retro-

if the patient is" of weak constitution give vegetable and

[The simplest, quickest, and most accurate method of determining the

are — a progressive feebleness of the patient, without any apparent

it did not exist it has been alleged that time was not afforded be-

sound of the heart. It should be listened to over the apex of the

dyspnoea, asthma, and orthopnea were formerly employed to desig-

grounds to believe its nature to be so ; the previous exudation, of which

of the so-called latent pneumonias, are forms of condensation due to

the urates, and their consequent accumulation in the textures and blood,

of salpingitb, " sometimes accompanied with ovaritis " (see e.g.

the good probability of adding a year to life, and for the chance of

erally commences while the patient is yet asleep ; and as the diffi-

marked improvement may in most cases occur after a short time, a much

countryman. The chances of improvement are 5 per cent, greater

eral distinct vertical columns, extending throughout the whole

the marsh and the recipient. In the year 1746-47, while our troops

tween this and the phenomena of continued fevers ; for it runs no

are often found lying on the mucous membrane of the oesophagus,

merely serve as a guide to the acquisition of knowledge, and the

Diseases in which the Instrument is of Diagnostic Value,

dorsum of the tongue must then be depressed by some flat body,

tion, p. 308). Xow, both of those conditions obtain in many cases

and humidity, but they also follow the physiological habits of the

drawn between them, and thus many species of cancers are described

acteristics of bodily disease are masked or obscured by an inertia or

fever, and the formation of local abscesses in one or more of the

rheumatism. He believes such cases may tend to show that even in

cated by any change appreciable to the eye, but by layers of the

this period. Surer results will probably be got from the administration