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" I attribute it to the fund of credulity which is in all mankind. We have no longer faith in miracles and relics, and, therefore, with the same fury, run after recipes and physicians. The same money which, three hundred years ago, was given for the health... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Including Her ... - Page 31
by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1805
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Letters from England, Volume 2

Robert Southey - Authors, English - 1808
...run as eagerly after receipts and doctors, and the money which was given threĞ centuries ago for the health of the soul, is now given for the health of the body, by the same sort of people, women and halfwitted men. Quacks 'are despised in countries where they...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 71

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1843
...fury run after receipts and physicians. The same money which three hundred years ago was given for the health of the soul is now given for the health of the body, aud by the same sort of persons, women and halfwitted men. In the countries where they have shrines...
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The Works: I. Letters, during her residence abroad, 1746-1756

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1817
...run after receipts and physicians : the same money which, three hundred years ago, was given for the health of the soul, is now given for the health of...of the multitude. TO MR. WORTLEY. Padua, September 16, 1748. I AM informed that your health and sight are perfectly good, which gives me courage to trouble...
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The British Prose Writers: Lady M.W. Montagu's Letters from France and Italy

British prose literature - 1821
...run after receipts and physicians : the same money which, three hundred years ago, was given for the health of the soul, is now given for the health of...managing the fear and hope which rule the actions of the multitnde. XLI. TO MR. WORTLEY. Padua, September 16, 1718. I AM informed that your health and sight...
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An appeal to the medical profession, on the utility of the ..., Volume 53

John Read (maker to the army.) - 1825
...as eagerly after receipts and doctors ; and the money which was given, three centuries ago, for the health of the soul, is now given for the health of the body, by the same sort of people — women and half-witted men. Quacks arc despised in countries where they...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 6

English literature - 1836
...run as eagerly after recipes and doctors ; and the money which was given three centuries ago for the health of the soul, is now given for the health of the body, by the same sort of people ; women and half-witted men. Quacks are despised in countries where they...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - Authors, English - 1837
...run after receipts and physicians: the same money which, three hundred years ago, was given for the health of the soul, is now given for the health of...of the multitude. TO MR. WORTLEY. Padua, September 16, 1748. I AM informed that your health and sight are perfectly good, which gives me courage to trouble...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - Authors, English - 1837
...run after receipts and physicians : the same money which, three hundred years ago, was given for the health of the soul, is now given for the health of...of the multitude. TO MR. WORTLEY. Padua, September 16, 1748. I AM informed that your health and sight are perfectly good, which gives me courage to trouble...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - Authors, English - 1837
...run after receipts and physicians : the same money which, three hundred years ago, was given for the health of the soul, is now given for the health of...people, women and half-witted men : in the country where tkey have shrines and images, quacks are despised, and monks and confessors find their account in managing...
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The St. Peterburg English Review, Volume 5

S. Warrand - 1843
...run after receipts and physicians. The same money which three" hundred years ago was given for the health of the soul is now given for the health of the body, and by the same sort- of persons, women and half-witted men. In the countries where they have shrines and images quacks arc...
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