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DRUGS, DIET, WATER, AIR, AND EXERCISE.
WILLIAM HORSELL, OF LONDON.
NOTES AND OBSERVATIONS,
& NEW YORK:
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BOSTON MEDICAL LIBRARY
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On looking over the excellent work of Mr. Horsell, in view of its republication in this country, it occurred to me that a few explanatory and corrective remarks would enhance its value to the American reader. In prosecuting this duty, I found so many topics upon which I could not forbear commenting, that I concluded to supply the editorial matter in an Appendix form, without disturbing the text. tablished fact is said to be worth a thousand new theories; yet, for want of ascertained and demonstrable principles, a multitude of truths are lost, or misapplied. If the people can be thoroughly indoctrinated in the general principles of Hydropathy, they will not err much, certainly not fatally, in their home-application of the Water-Cure appliances to the common diseases of the day. If they can go a step further, and make themselves acquainted with the laws of life and health, they will well-nigh emancipate themselves from all need of doctors of any sort. With these convictions, I have