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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1733 edition. Excerpt: ...that their Relief does not
last for a very long Time, at least not at an equal Heighth. But
that is the Misfortune of all Remedies in bad Cases and Constitu
tions, tions, and their beneficial Effects will Irish longer than
that of any other Remedy, under the Management I have mention'd.
r-_----5. I. A V I N G deliver'd, in the best Manner I am able,
the-general Method of Cure of Nervous Dis tempers, the several
Intentions to be follow'd in the Prosecution of it, and the best
Medicines I can suggest from Experience, Observation, or the Nature
of Things, for fulfilling each of these Intentions; I come now to
the Diatetick Management, that Part which has the greatest
Influence in the Cure of Chronical Distempers, without which the
best and surest Remedies fail of their Effect, and yet in these
laterAgcs the least cultivated and most neglected of all the
curative Parts of Physick in England, (till of late, that my
worthy, learned and ingenious Friend, Dr. Arhuthnott, thought fit
to treat it according to L 3 ' its is UsZ-ana' Dignity, in the
masterly Manner he executes every thing he undertakes) insomuch
that he hazards the Charge of introducing new and whimfical
Opinions, who would pretend to stand up in its Defence, or bring it
into his Practice. And yet, if we 'will make but, a flender Enquiry
into the Practice of the early and purest Ages of Physick, or the
great and universally approv'd Writers in the healing Art, we shall
find Diet no such contemptible Help towards the Prevention or Cure
of Diseases, as it is now held or imagin'd. On the contrary, we
shall find the Works of all the most judicious and celebrated
Practitioners full of particular Directions and Advices on this To
ick in every their Authors, as they did not find, so...
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• George Cheyne
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||Paperback - Trade
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