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land, during three months We cannot conceive that any of these consequences were intended or foreices, by the Right Hoà. mover of this Bill.
ART. 27. Pharmacopoeiarum Collegiorum Regalium Londini, Edin. burgi, et Eblanae, Conspecius Medicus, virtutes, doses et morbo; quibus otuntur medicamenta et praeparata offendens. Edwardo Goodman Clarke, M. D. &c. &c. 18mo. pp. 200. 4s. 6d. Cox. 1810. - ... "
Of the numerous works explanatory and adjutory which of late years have followed the launch of a great Pharmacopoeia, we know of none that combine utility and brevity so completely as the two before us. The merits of Graves's Conspectus have long since been acknowledged. We have only to mention refpećting it, that the fourth edition comprehends the recent altera
tions and improvements in the new London Pharmacopoeia.
Dr. Clarke's Conspettas is composed in good Latin, and we think his enumeration of diseases, in which the several articles of Materia Medica are employed, is more complete than that of 3Dr. Graves.
* when the irritation of the bowels was allayed, four grains of the mercurial pill, with as much Columba root, in form of a bolus, every four hours. Under this treatment, and a little castor oil,
neglect it in his great work, how the hepatic dućts became relaxed by a few grains of mercurial pill, and in what condition they were in, when “ calomel repeatedly in doses of four and five grains,” had no beneficial effect upon them? also being relaxed, why they did not emulge without the aid of “a little castor oil " Our doubts may appear very puerile to Dr. Curry, but we do not like to see a man of his eminence, gifted with extraordinary powers of ob
fervation, and richly furnished with erudition, positively afferting
what appears to us only probable and conjectural. We recom.
mend the concluding fačts for general attention, and trust they
will make a proper impression. -
told by patients, who were snatched from the brink of the grave. w
by means of this medicine given internally, and consequently unknown to the parents, an elder child had before recovered from an