FOR convenience of describing the medicine in the treatment of cholera it is usual with authors to divide the disease into various stages. It is not exactly true that these stages appear one after the other in regular succession as described in the books. O the contrary, we often find one stage merging into the preceding or succeeding stage. We cannot always expect to see the disease phenomena occur in regular successive order.


Before going into the details of the progress of Homoeopathy in India, I take this opportunity of speaking a few words about the state of the medical profession generally in that country before the advent of the Europeans. I purposely take this responsibility, as it has some bearing upon Homoeopathy in India. You are all aware, gentlemen, that india is a very ancient and magnificent country. It had attained its highest state of civilization long prior to all the civilized countries of the world at the present day.