The San Francisco Medical Press, Vol. 6

The San Francisco Medical Press, Vol. 6 : April, 1864 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The San Francisco Medical Press, Vol. 6: April, 1864 In conclusion, then, gentlemen, from what has been said, you see that the profession you have chosen is one which con tains within itself all those principles which are calculated to awaken and develop those nobler qualities which dignify the human heart - and not only this, but to those of you who are emulous of scientific honors, there is Opened an arena, where, by proper industry and keen research, unfading laurels may yet be won, laurels which far transcend those which are awarded to the conqueror whom death has spared on the battle-field - and to those of you who may be imbued with such an ambition, I would here hold up, as examples worthy of your imitation, the careers of Vesalius and Bichat, the former to whom anatomy owes a great part of her present advancement, to whose scalpel are due many of her noblest facts -and when you remember that Vesa lius pursued his studies amidst the most violent persecutions, ' About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 295g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243293208
  • 9780243293209