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August 1930

THE SYPHILOLOGY OF TODAY AND TOMORROW: A SPECULATIVE AND CRITICAL APPRAISAL

Author Affiliations

Professor of Dermatology and Syphilology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania PHILADELPHIA

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;22(2):201-224. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440140003001
Abstract

The Apocrypha, in the 44th of Ecclesiasticus and Wisdom IV,1 has given us eloquent stanzas in which to express the memorial spirit of this occasion:

Let us now praise famous men By whom the Lord hath wrought great glory

Leaders of the people by their counsels

Men richly furnished with ability Living peaceably in their habitations: All these were honored in their generations, And were the glory of their times. Yea, they were men of mercy, Whose righteous deeds have not been forgotten. Their bodies are buried in peace, But their name liveth forever more. For the memorial of virtue is immortal

When it is present, men take example of it And when it is gone, they desire it: And throughout all time it marcheth crowned in triumph Victorious in the strife for the prizes that are undefiled.

With what better words can one revive the memory of a

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