Discovery of the Cause, Nature, Cure and Prevention of Epidemic Cholera

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byMoses L. Knapp

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1855 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. EXTRACTS FROM BRITISH JOURNALS. Blights And Cholera.--In Ranlting's Abstract, January, 1854, p. 219, will be found the following notice of blight in vegetation coincident with Cholera, corroborating my theory: "The swarms of flies which hare been noticed at Newcastle, during the present epidemic, and which were noticed in the epidemic of 1832 at Montreal, seem to mark one phase of that blight in vegetation and murrain among cattle, which has preceded the Cholera scourge, and which still attends upon it." The following establishes the coincidence of blight and pestilence. "The coincidence of blight with pestilence has been recorded from ancient times, and the wide spread potatoe disease, which has now extended to almost f the influenza and instance of it."--(Re The course of nature--the annual revolution of the earth--is governed by laws more or less favorable to the perfect development, or the perfection of vegetable life; and imperfection, decay and death of vegetation inhere also in those laws. It is morally impossible it could be otherwise. Deity could not carry out the law of the seasons, and the succession of vegetable and animal life by natural causes otherwise. Imperfect vegetation leaves the lower orders of animals and man on defective alimentation; and thus inlays latent disease, to be developed under excessive impressions of the meteoric vital stimulants. Hence the coincidence in all time of blight and pestilence, the latter following, as the tides follow the moon's southing; and yet the exciting causes--ardent meteoric impressions must concur to develop fully the epidemic phenomena. The cause of blights, then, is chargeable to the laws of nature, and Cholera to blights. I am aware that Diemerbroeck, Webster, and perhaps See Webster on ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1855 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. EXTRACTS FROM BRITISH JOURNALS. Blights And Cholera.--In Ranlting's Abstract, January, 1854, p. 219, will be found the...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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