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May 1927

Reminiscences

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By George Henry Fox, A.M., M.D. Cloth. Price, $3.50. Pp. 248, with illustrations. New York: Medical Life Press, 1926.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1927;15(5):638-639. doi:10.1001/archderm.1927.02370290113012

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Abstract

Under the modest title of "Reminiscences," which could without any supererogation be called an autobiography, Dr. George Henry Fox relates the history of a long and distinguished professional life, full of interest, especially to his dermatologic confreres. In perusing the neat and typographically elegant volume, one is reminded of the French adage: "The appetite comes with the eating." Here the pleasure comes with the reading. When an octogenerian with such mental alacrity and youthful humor records past events so interestingly, one is bound "to sit up and take notice." One lives in deeds and not in years.

He devotes the first chapter largely to the memory of his father. He relates with touching filial affection his father's fine qualities and religious sentiments.

George Henry Fox was born in October, 1846, at Balston Spa, Saratoga County, N. Y. After attending school he went to the University of Rochester, N. Y., in

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