Thesaurus / empirics
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As for impostors, charlatans and empirics, he held them in sovereign contempt and took real pleasure in impaling them.
He held his peace till the empirics had departed and the dwarf had covered the patient and shaken his pillows.
THE ROMANCE OF LEONARDO DA VINCIDMITRY SERGEYEVICH MEREZHKOVSKY
We are, all of us, empirics in this experiment; there is no body of tradition and theory to help us.
They had accomplished much, but it was the work mainly of empirics.
INVENTIONS IN THE CENTURYWILLIAM HENRY DOOLITTLE
The empirics were of both sexes, and of foreign extraction as well as native.
In those days the physicians were divided into three schools: empirics, dogmatists, and methodists.
The views of the Methodists were less extreme than those of the Dogmatists and Empirics.
Empirics, ignorant barbers, and men of that sort, are said to have especially employed it.
MEDICAL ESSAYSOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
And give they not the guerdon and the honour they deny me to the empirics that slaughter them?
Steele has transmitted to us some capital anecdotes of the empirics of his day.
A BOOK ABOUT DOCTORSJOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON