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Man-Midwifery Dissected; or, the Obstetric Family Instructor
Blunt, John
Published by Samuel William Fores, London
Location of original: Countway Rare Books, Harvard University
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come, had they patiently waited her time; I say, by this scheme, they have brought that destructive instrument, the vectis or lever, into almost general use.

 Several authors have lately written in favour of it, among whom is Dr. Denman; and Dr. Lowder having altered the form of it a little, recommended it to Dr. Hamilton, junior, of Edinburgh; two other eminent accoucheurs, in this metropolis, are also using and recommending it under their peculiar form, and the makers thereof say, they fell a great many levers.

 Dr. Osborn having frequently witnessed the dreadful effects of using the vectis, by being called to attend women who had been torn by it, very humanely published several essays, about six months since, with a design to check this secret mischief, to which men are so irresistibly tempted, on account of saving their own time, and the certainty

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