Book on the Physician Himself: And Things that Concern His Reputation and Success

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Davis, 1905 - 411 pages

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Page 202 - For never yet hath any one attained To such perfection, but that time, and place, And use, have brought addition to his knowledge; Or made correction, or admonished him, That he was ignorant of much which he Had thought he knew; or led him to reject What he had once esteemed of highest price.
Page 166 - O'er all those wide-extended plains Shines one eternal day; There God the Son forever reigns, And scatters night away. 4 No chilling winds, or poisonous breath, Can reach that healthful shore; Sickness and sorrow, pain and death, Are felt and feared no more.
Page 40 - Pygmies are pygmies still, though perched on Alps; And pyramids are pyramids in vales. Each man makes his own stature, builds himself : Virtue alone outbuilds the Pyramids ; Her monuments shall last when Egypt's fall.
Page 403 - Do all the good you can, To all the people you can, In all the ways you can, As long as ever you can.
Page 213 - Be to their faults a little blind And to their virtues very kind.
Page 81 - O unto another what you would he should do unto you. and do not unto another what you would not should be done unto you. Thou only needest this law alone, it is the foundation and principle of all the rest.
Page 353 - sequins," said a Venetian nobleman to a sculptor, "for a bust that cost you only ten days' labour."— " You forget," replied the artist, " that I have been " thirty years learning to make that bust in ten
Page 86 - A physician should never take charge of or prescribe for a patient who is under the care of another physician, except in an emergency, until after the other physician has relinquished the case or has been properly dismissed.
Page 2 - Life is a leaf of paper white Whereon each one of us may write His word or two, and then comes night. " Lo, time and space enough," we cry, " To write an epic ! " so we try Our nibs upon the edge, and die.
Page 309 - He who does not walk on exactly the same line with me, who diverges, if it be but the breadth of a straw, to the right or to the left, is an apostate and a traitor, and with him I will have nothing to do !' " Such servile following as this must be declined by every true student of nature.

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