Excerpt from A Vindication of the Present State of Aural Surgery: By a Member of the New Sydenham Society
The sense of hearing is of so high a value to man in the performance of his manifold duties, and to its exercise human life owes so many of its delights, that it appears natural man should devote his best energies towards keeping the organ of hearing in a healthy state, as well as towards restoring it to health, when diseased.
It is, however, somewhat remarkable, that the Medical Profession is only now beginning to devote due attention to the subject of the diseases Of the ear.
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