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The deviation of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved to him a prolific source of diseases
I've dispatc'd, my dear madam, this scrap of a letter, To say that Miss — — is very much better. A Regular Doctor no longer she lacks, And therefore I've sent her a couple of Quacks.
A sincere acquiescence in the dispensations of Providence will check discompusure of mind beyond any thing. It will produce a calm in the midst of a storm.
The highest powers in our nature are our sense of moral excellence, the principple of reason and reflection, benevolence to our creatures and our love of the Divine Being.
I am not surprised that men are not thankful to me; but I wonder that they are not grateful to God for the good which he has made me the instrument of conveying to my fellow-creatures.
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How happy is the blameless Vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
May 17, 1749
January 26, 1823
Edward Jenner was an English physician and scientist who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine, the world's first vaccine.
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