Samuel Gregory

Samuel
Gregory
1813
1872

American Philanthropist, Medical Educator, Physician, Opened Boston Female Medical School

Author Quotes

Things of God that are marvelous are to be believed on a principle of faith, not to be pried into by reason. For if reason set them open before our eyes, they would no longer be marvelous.

The introduction of men into the lying in chamber in place of female attendants, has increased the suffering and dangers of childbearing women, and brought multiplied injuries and fatalities upon mothers and children; it violates the sensitive feelings of husbands and wives and causes an untold amount of domestic misery. The unlimited intimacy between a male profession and the female population silently and effectually wears away female delicacy and professional morality, and tends probably more than any other cause in existence, to undermine the foundation of public virtue.

Man-midwifery, with other 'indecencies,' is a great system of fashionable prostitution; a primary school of infamy - as the fashionable hotel and parlor wine glass qualify candidates for the two-penny grog-shop and the gutter.

Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss.

Author Picture
First Name
Samuel
Last Name
Gregory
Birth Date
1813
Death Date
1872
Bio

American Philanthropist, Medical Educator, Physician, Opened Boston Female Medical School