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June 27, 1891

Medical Symbolism.

JAMA. 1891;XVI(26):926. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410780026017

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For the student in this line—for he who has time for the less practical side of medicine—interest and profit will follow the perusal of the pages of this little volume. Without attempting to advise the hurried man of to-day, yet we may say that to the average mind a healthfulness of thought obtains from comparisons, even remote though they be; and a comparison between the old—the very old—and the new—between mythology and fact—in the realms of medicine, is afforded in the study before us.

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