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Quotes of digitalis

  1. Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant- the digitalis of failure. – Elbert Hubbard

Usage examples for digitalis

  1. Tincture of digitalis one- half ounce and alcohol 2 ounces may be combined with the quinin, according to indications of individual cases. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  2. I have been forced to take digitalis again, which makes me feel weak; but still I am better, I think. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  3. To this we reply: The stimulating effect on heart and circulation produced by digitalis is the first action of a highly poisonous drug; the second lasting effect is weakening and paralyzing. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  4. No use to go about a bad heart without digitalis – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  5. For mental anxiety there is a remedy more effectual than opium or digitalis prosaic work. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  6. Weak pulse beats should be treated by giving digitalis and strychnine. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  7. To keep up the heart action give ether, alcohol, camphor, digitalis or coffee. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  8. Digitalis being a drug labelled as a heart specific by the profession, he promptly administered a stiff dose. – The Doctor's Dilemma: Preface on Doctors by George Bernard Shaw
  9. Even digitalis has had phases of confidence and distrust in it, that are interesting to study in the light of what we now know with regard to the influence of the psyche on the heart. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  10. General and heart stimulants are indicated, such as a drench containing digitalis 2 drams and alcohol 2 ounces. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  11. Hippocastanum digitalis are valuable for their divided leaves; while Ae. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  12. I poured out a dose of digitalis and, handing it to him, asked him to sit down. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  13. While he was in attendance on Philip, he had observed symptoms which made him suspect that Digitalis had been given to the young man, in doses often repeated. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  14. At times the mistake is made of giving such patients a heart remedy, perhaps digitalis but this only emphasizes the unfavorable suggestion and besides, by stimulating heart action, sometimes brings it more into the sphere of consciousness than before and actually does harm. – Health Through Will Power by James J. Walsh
  15. The chemist then said: I myself supplied the Tincture of Digitalis and the young lady paid for it, and took it away with her. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  16. The goddess was very wroth, and in order to pacify her Jupiter turned the thimble into a flower, which now is known as Digitalis or finger- stole. – Chats on Old Lace and Needlework by Emily Leigh Lowes
  17. Perfect's treatment of insanity mainly consisted in bleeding, setons, electricity, and the administration of emetics, digitalis and antimony. – Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles by Daniel Hack Tuke
  18. The cold- water stimulation produces a reaction just as digitalis does, and the one must therefore be as injurious as the other. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr

Rhymes for digitalis