Book on the Physician Himself: And Things that Concern His Reputation and Success

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Page 2 - Life is a leaf of paper white Whereon each one of us may write His word or two, and then comes night. " Lo, time and space enough," we cry, " To write an epic ! " so we try Our nibs upon the edge, and die.
Page 200 - For never yet hath any one attained To such perfection, but that time, and place, And use, have brought addition to his knowledge; Or made correction, or admonished him, That he was ignorant of much which he Had thought he knew; or led him to reject What he had once esteemed of highest price.
Page 164 - O'er all those wide-extended plains Shines one eternal day; There God the Son forever reigns, And scatters night away. 4 No chilling winds, or poisonous breath, Can reach that healthful shore; Sickness and sorrow, pain and death, Are felt and feared no more.
Page 40 - Pygmies are pygmies still, though perched on Alps; And pyramids are pyramids in vales. Each man makes his own stature, builds himself : Virtue alone outbuilds the Pyramids ; Her monuments shall last when Egypt's fall.
Page 221 - Remember him, the villain, righteous heaven, In thy great day of vengeance ! blast the traitor And his pernicious counsels ; who, for wealth, For pow'r, the pride of greatness, or revenge, Would plunge his native land in civil wars ! DUKE. You go too far, my lord. HAST. Your highness...
Page 401 - Do all the good you can, To all the people you can, In all the ways you can, As long as ever you can.
Page 211 - Be to their faults a little blind And to their virtues very kind.
Page 79 - O unto another what you would he should do unto you. and do not unto another what you would not should be done unto you. Thou only needest this law alone, it is the foundation and principle of all the rest.
Page 351 - sequins," said a Venetian nobleman to a sculptor, "for a bust that cost you only ten days' labour."— " You forget," replied the artist, " that I have been " thirty years learning to make that bust in ten
Page 84 - A physician should never take charge of or prescribe for a patient who is under the care of another physician, except in an emergency, until after the other physician has relinquished the case or has been properly dismissed.

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