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Electricity, or ethereal fire, considered: 1st. naturally, as the agent of animal and vegetable life : 2d. astronomically, or as the agent of gravitation and motion : 3d. medically, or its artificial use in diseases : comprehending both the theory and practice of medical electricity : and demonstrated to be an infallible cure of fever, inflammation, and many other diseases : constituting the best family physician ever extant