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By Sir William Osler

Sir William Osler (1849–1919) had a protracted and exclusive occupation as a doctor and professor at McGill collage, the college of Pennsylvania, the Johns Hopkins college, and at last, because the Regius Chair in drugs at Oxford college. Over the process his expert lifestyles, Osler gave many addresses—mostly to scientific students—on scientific ethics, medication and the arts, the connection among the clinical practitioner and the sufferer, and, because the titular essay makes transparent, at the “way of lifestyles” he encouraged for the moral doctor. He is still an idea to many modern clinical practitioners; there are lively Osler Societies in the course of the international.
While Osler’s talks have been usually released in the course of his lifetime and so they were released separately and in several compilations seeing that his demise, none comprise the over 1500 annotations that seem right here, notes that serve to give an explanation for the numerous philosophical, biblical, ancient, and literary allusions contained in Osler’s writings.
This completely explicated choice of Sir William Osler’s writings could be adored through physicians, scientific scholars, nurses, philosophers, theologians, and ethicists in this—and future—generations.

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Matthew :. See p. , n. . . looking before and a er: The phrase is a reminiscence of a line of a poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley, ‘‘To a Skylark,’’ lines –. The exact quotation is: We look before and a er, And pine for what is not: (cf. William Shakespeare, Hamlet, IV, iv, ). . Osler sailed on April , , on the Campania with William McDougall and F. W. Mott. ’ Just at that moment a signal sounded, and all over the ship the watertight compartments were closed. ‘Our chief factor of safety,’ said the Captain.

Osler sailed on April , , on the Campania with William McDougall and F. W. Mott. ’ Just at that moment a signal sounded, and all over the ship the watertight compartments were closed. ‘Our chief factor of safety,’ said the Captain. ‘In spite of the Titanic,’ 30 I said. ’ Now each one of you is a much more marvellous organization than the great liner, and bound on a longer voyage. What I urge is that you so learn to control the machinery as to live with ‘day-tight compartments’ as the most certain way to ensure safety on the voyage.

Ignes fatui: (Latin) foolish flames; flitting phosphorescent lights seen at night that signify something deluding or misleading; mere illusion. . climb a mountain-top, and get a general outlook of the land, and make it the occasion perhaps of that careful examination of yourself: Perhaps a reminiscence of Wordsworth, The Prelude, book , lines – . Wordsworth describes climbing Mount Snowdon in Wales to see the sunrise from the summit, then continues: Waste of energy, mental distress, nervous worries dog the steps of a man who is anxious about the future.

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