Chironian Volume 22, Nos. 11-12

Chironian Volume 22, Nos. 11-12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...end of their college course. Graduates of 1906, I greet you as my colleagues, I greet you as the youngest colleagues, as medical men just about to be born. I can greet you as such medical men the more sincere, it is just a few days ago that I attained my majority as a medical man, and I am talking to you to-day as a man of twenty-one years of medical experience. I assure you it is for me a much easier thing to talk to you about pathological subjects, to talk to you by giving you great big names that you have before wondered at and asked to have them spelled over and over again; I will only remind you of one, the angioma telangiectaticum. I can assure you I can speak to you about these subjects better than I can to-night about a subject which is not to be pathological; but what can you expect of a pathologist, a man who deals constantly with abnormal things, who is now suddenly called upon to talk about a normal subject? I assure you it is not easy, but there is one good thing about it, that your president told me, "Don't talk longer than ten minutes," and I have said so much to you in the last four years that I will not be longer than ten minutes to-night. I said a minute ago that I greet you as young colleagues. Gentlemen. you have selected a beautiful profession, but you have not selected the easiest profession by any means. Yes, I believe you have selected the hardest. You have selected one where day and night you have to be on the go, go, go all the time, you are never master of your own time. As lon.g as you are young and unmarried so long it amounts to little, but when you are once married, then comes your wife, saying, "Why, where do I come in?" There is a lady here among this audience to-night who has...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236950313
  • 9781236950314