September 6, 1884


JAMA. 1884;III(10):276-277. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390590024010

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London, August.

At the distribution of prizes and certificates to the students of St. Thomas's Hospital, the Archbishop of Canterbury, in acknowledging a vote of thanks, said that he felt great pleasure in the bond of union which existed between Lambeth Palace and St. Thomas's Hospital, and the use which the students were able to make of the Palace fields for their football, cricket and other sports. He was delighted to see how far-reaching the hospital was. It was not simply an institution, but a great nest of institutions. The human organism was one of God's greatest works, and the study of forces and influences must be to them, if they saw below the surface, a great revelation of the name of God. He had read the other day what the character of a good physician and a good surgeon ought to be, and the qualities which he should possess

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