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PHOTOGRAVURE OF ABRAHAM JACOBI
A HOUSE-SURGEON'S MEMORIES OF JOSEPH LISTER SȚ Clair THOMSON
THE OXFORD PHYSIC GARDEN

D'ARCY POWER
MODERN COMMENTARIES ON HIPPOCRATES JONATHAN WRIGHT
THE RISE AND EARLY HISTORY OF CLINICAL
TEACHING

DAVID RIESMAN
NAPOLEON'S CAMP AT BOULOGNE

REGINALD FITZ WILLIAM OSLER, THE MAN

HARVEY CUSHING
SIR WILLIAM OSLER, A TRIBUTE

HOWARD A. KELLY
OsLER'S INFLUENCE ON MEDICAL LIBRARIES IN
THE UNITED STATES

JOHN RUHRÄH
ARIPHON'S HYMN TO HEALTH

C. D. YONGE.
SIR WILLIAM OSLER's CONTRIBUTIONS TO MEDICAL
LITERATURE

FIELDING H. GARRISON .
PRESENTATION TO SIR WILLIAM OSLER, F.R.S. .
ADDITIONS TO THE LIST OF INCUNABULA IN THE

LIBRARY OF THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS,
PHILADELPHIA

CHARLES PERRY FISHER
EDITORIALS

ABRAHAM JACOBI (1830–1919)
MEMORIAL NOTICE: MORTIMER FRANK
LORD LISTER
LA SOCIÉTÉ FRANÇAISE D' HISTORIE DE LA

MÉDECINE
HISTORICAL NOTES

EXHIBITIONS AT THE CLASSICAL ASSOCIATION

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Original articles are published only with the understanding that they are contributed exclusively to the ANNALS OF MEDICAL HISTORY. Manuscripts offered for publication, books for review, and all correspondence relating to the editorial management should be addressed to the Editor, Dr. Francis R. Packard, 302 South 19th Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Communications regarding subscriptions, reprints, and all matters regarding the business management of the ANNALS OF MEDICAL HISTORY should be addressed to the Publisher, Paul B. Hoeber, 67-69-71 East 59th Street, New York City.

The ANNALS OF MEDICAL HISTORY is published quarterly; four issues comprising one volume. The subscription price is $8.00 per year. Single numbers $2.50. Entered as second class matter, June 2, 1917, at the Post Office, New York, New York, under the Act of March 3, 1879.

Copyright, 1920, by Paul B. Hoeber.

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A HOUSE-SURGEON'S MEMORIES OF JOSEPH LISTER

(Born April 5, 1827. Died February 10, 1912)

By SIR ST CLAIR THOMSON, M.D.

LONDON, ENGLAND
S WE ALL know, tion to which I belong passes away, it is a
Robert Browning lived duty, as it is a very grateful task, for those
a great part of his life in

who once saw Lister plain, to put on record Italy and died there.

some of our personal recollections and Many years before his impressions of that great man; great, not death another of our only in that his name as a scientific surgreatest poets, Percy geon and a benefactor of humanity will live

Bysshe Shelley, was forevermore, but in that he exerted on drowned off the coast of Leghorn and those who came into personal contact with lies buried in the Cimitero degli Allori, just him an influence, a devotion, and an eleinside the walls of ancient Rome. This vation of thought and soul that had in it was some time before Browning settled in a touch of inspiration. In commenting on a Florence; thus it came to pass that when, paper of mine on “Shakespeare and Medionce in Italy, Browning made a friend who cine,” that well-known authority on Shakeshad known Shelley personally he was so peare, Sir Sidney Lee, said that Shakesovercome by the thought that he was look- peare, after God, had created most in the ing into the eyes of one who had actually cosmic universe. I venture to say that, as gazed on Shelley, in his very habit as he an instrument in God's hands, Lister has lived, that he wrote of it in these lines: wrought more for the relief of suffering, for “And, did you once see Shelley plain,

the security of life, for the prevention of And did he stop and speak to you, anxiety, and for the promotion of happiness And did you speak to him again?

than any one man who has ever trod How strange it seems and new!"

this earth. And, in addition, those who It has struck me that before the genera- chanced to come near him caught glimpses 1 An address delivered in the College of Physicians, Philadelphia, on June 14, 1919.

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