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possession and appreciation of it all. Towards the realization of this end the numerical method may be our most trustworthy guide; but statistical results are not the end itself. The truth we seek is not to be expressed by per-centage, but by terms which are as absolute as truth itself; the so-called exceptions we meet with are to be explained as illustrations of a yet higher law; and the proportions with which at present we are compelled to deal are to be regarded but as parts of that which, hereafter, we may arrange into a perfect whole.
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DISEASES OF THE BRAIN, SPINAL CORD, NERVES,
AND THEIR MENINGES.
8vo, Price 88.
"To the task of classifying and comparing the various symptoms characteristic of diseases of the Nervous System, Dr. Reynolds has applied himself with great candour and discrimination, and the result is a book which, while it does not profess originality of matter, brings before the student, in a form that is original and clear, a summary of what may be regarded as the facts of neuropathology.
“As a careful digest of the acknowledged phenomena accompanying the diseases in question, the work of Dr. Reynolds cannot fail to be valuable to the student, and interesting to the practitioner."-British and Foreign MedicoChirurgical Review.
“The various modern discoveries in relation to nervous pathology and diagnosis are given in a condensed but still intelligible form, and the philosophical manner in which the investigation of disease is approached is worthy of the highest praise, reflecting more the evidence of a thoughtful and welltrained mind than those weak attempts at originality which have their source in a system of literary artifice, rather than in the creative powers of modern authors.
“ In introducing this class-book on the diagnosis of nervous diseases, Dr. Reynolds has conferred a valuable boon on the profession, and whilst he exhibits the true path leading to the investigation of morbid action, he never leaves an obscure term or difficult remark without an explanation so full, copious, and explicit, that he who fails to attain the meaning of the writer must attribute the fault rather to his own inattention than to any obscurity in the language or style of the author.”—The Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science.
“We have had much pleasure in perusing Dr. Reynolds' work. The plan followed is the best adapted for a philosophical arrangement of diseases of the nervous system, and Dr. Reynolds has brought it nearer to perfection than any author we are acquainted with.”—Edinburgh Medical Journal.
“In conclusion, we have to thank Dr. Reynolds for a most useful and excellent work, one which truly reflects his philosophical and accurate habits of thought, and which cannot fail to be of the utmost value to those medical men who will devote to it the time and attention necessary to appreciate its merits.
We strongly recommend it, not to the perusal, but to the study of our readers." --The Asylum Journal of Mental Science.
“That a book of this kind was wanted in connexion with diseases of the nervous system, a book which should bring its information up to the latest date, is not for a moment to be questioned, and we think that Dr. Reynolds has well supplied the deficiency."— The Medical Times and Gazette.
“The perusal of this work has yielded us both profit and pleasure, and impressed us with a high opinion of the author's powers of analysis, and systematic thinking.
In this, and necessarily in all such scientific treatises, there must fail to exist that “picture painting' of disease in words, or in an entirety which so forcibly seizes the ordinary intellect, and pleases when it fails faithfully to instruct; but to such as know the quicksands of the • Venetian school' in the delineation of disease, and the value of truthful sobriety, we cordially recommend Dr. Reynolds' work to the profession.”—The Lancet.
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Definition necessarily complex
True epilepsy an idiopathic disease, because there is not universally
associated with it either-
General organic disease or derangement,
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