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August 1944

EPISTLE ON THE ORGANS OF HEARING BY BARTHOLOMAEUS EUSTACHIUS: DEDICATED TO FRANCIS ALCIATUS, BISHOP OF MILAN DURING THE REIGN OF POPE PIUS IV

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COLUMBUS, OHIO

Arch Otolaryngol. 1944;40(2):123-NP. doi:10.1001/archotol.1944.00680020157006
Abstract

Your distinguished high character and a singular desire of praising it compel me to bring to completion things that I think will please you greatly, and at the same time compel me to recount your merits profusely.... Your integrity, the principles of your life and the pleasantness of your habits are to me a rule and an end which all good men, moved by a feeling of emulation, should try to reach even though it really cannot be reached, but only neared. Very rarely does one find a person that can be matched with you, since you live with such great prudence and possess such ties that however much Fortune helps you, yet you do hold it in your control.

You are indeed in such a high and dignified position that even though you have been greatly helped by Fortune, yet much more it is due to your virtue, and

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