Benjamin Rush painted by Charles Willson PealeRush was a leading proponent of heroic medicine. He firmly believed in such practices as bloodletting patients  a practice now known to be generally harmful but at the time was common practiceas well as purges using calomel and other toxic substances. I have bled twice in many, and in one acute case four times, with the happiest effect.
Use "I" as often as possible. Mirror yourself continually in the opinion of others. Listen greedily to what people say about you. Expect to be appreciated. Be jealous and envious.
Be sensitive to slights. Never forgive a criticism. Trust nobody but yourself. Insist on consideration and respect.
Demand agreement with your own views on everything. Sulk if people are not grateful to you for favors shown them. Never forget a service you have rendered. Shirk your duties if you can. Do as little as possible for others. British actor Michael Wilding was once asked if actors had any traits which set them apart from other human beings.
I gave a little tea party this afternoon, at 3. Myself ate all the sandwiches while I drank all the tea. You may have heard the story of two friends who met for dinner in a restaurant.
Each requested filet of sole, and after a few minutes the waiter came back with their order. Two pieces of fish, a large and a small, were on the same platter.
One of the men proceeded to serve his friend.
Placing the small piece on a plate, he handed it across the table. His friend replied, "If I were serving, I would have given you the big piece.
Daily Bread, August 11, The trouble with some self-made men is that they worship their creator. One cold winter's day a crowd of people stood in front of a pet shop window and watched a litter of puppies snuggling up to each other. One woman laughed and said, "What a delightful picture of brotherhood!
Look at how those puppies are keeping each other warm! When Roy DeLamotte was chaplain at Paine College in Georgia, he preached the shortest sermon in the college's history. However, he had a rather long topic: When asked how long it took him to prepare the message, he said, "Twenty years.
God sends no one away empty except those who are full of themselves.With the best of intentions and the worst of plans, Florida’s long-delayed crackdown on pill mills ignited the heroin crisis, not just in Florida, but across more than half the country, a Palm Beach Post investigation found.
Quitting smoking can lead quitters into becoming the ultimate grouch. Discover ways to better manage the anger that comes with quitting smoking. Read and submit Rosary prayer requests. Pray for others and have them pray for you.
AF Leach 'The Schools of Medieval England' () [page v] PREFACE. THIS is the first attempt at a history of English Schools before the Reformation, reckoned from the accession of Edward VI.
Benjamin Rush was born to John Rush and Susanna Hall on January 4, (December 24, O.S.). The family, of English descent,  lived on a plantation in the Township of Byberry in Philadelphia County, about 14 miles outside of Philadelphia (the township was incorporated into Philadelphia in ). The first 95 games provided the opportunities for playing time; now, management makes their decisions based on those midpoint numbers.
Translation: pennant race! To illustrate, Klentak made a shrewd paper move by optioning Zach Eflin, but he won’t miss a turn due to two off days and a makeup day.