The Evil That Has Been Said of Doctors; Extracts from Early Writers, Collated from Le Mal Qu'on a Dit Des Medecins.

The Evil That Has Been Said of Doctors; Extracts from Early Writers, Collated from Le Mal Qu'on a Dit Des Medecins.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...the wrong vein, nor giving without knowledge a name to diseases, where only Gout is present. Under the shadows of darkness, it is only they that have the right torture the sick and kill the living with impunity. ZAMORENSIUS. EPIGRAM. Physicians are so self-interested that they would wish the world burned--provided they have the ashes. PERISALTUS FAUSTINUS. EPIGRAM. Fecerit et postquam quidquid jubet ipsa medendi Norma, nisi valeat subitoque revixerit aeger, Murmurat insipiens vulgus, linguaque procaci Eloquitur de te convitia talia jactans: "Hei mihi quam stultum est Medicorum credere nugis!" IMITATION. When the physician has done all that rules of his art permit, if the patient be not restored to life and health, then the vulgar, in their stupidity, commence to murmur and cry aloud, overcome by their injury: "What folly to believe in the fiddle-faddle of doctors!" UZENTIUS MAXIMILIEN. EPIGRAM. Chirurgus medico quo differ!? Scilicet illis; Enecat his succis, enecat ille manu. Carnifici hoc ambo tantum differe videntur, Tardius hi faciunt quod facit ille cito. IMITATION. In what does a physician differ from a surgeon? One kills with poison, the other with steel. The only difference between the executioners is that the latter operates quickly and the others are slow deaths. ANONYMOUS WRITERS. Epigrams. Non clystere usus Phiscon tetigitve, sed ejus Nomen ut in febre commemini perit. IMITATION. Phiscon neither gave me a clyster, nor has he even touched me; but I had a fever, recalled his name, and died. Qui fuerat Chiron ceperat esse Charon.() IMITATION. Who was Chiron has become Charon. Impcdiunt certe medicamina plura salutem; Non plures Medici, sed satis unus erit. Nunquain, crede mihi, a morbo levabitur-i'ger, Si multis...
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  • English
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