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" Johnson's very striking picture of it, viz. " that it is a melancholy attendance on misery, a mean submission to peevishness, and a continual interruption to pleasure. "
The London Medical and Physical Journal - Page 392
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The London Medical and Surgical Spectator: Or, Monthly Register of Medicine ...

1809
...speaking of medicine, he says, ** It is the most disgusting of all professions, for it consists of a melancholy attendance on misery, a mean submission to peevishness, and a continual interruption of rest and pleasure." i • . Yet, instead of high remuneration, it will be found that the fortunes...
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The Medical and Physical Journal, Volume 37

Medicine - 1817
...services; to much foundation is there for Dr. Johnson's very striking picture of it, viz. " that it i* a melancholy attendance on misery, a mean submission...paid to the memory of the deceased President, Dr. Lettsum. After remarking on a few of the errors that have at different times prevailed from the introduction...
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The Lancet, Volume 2; Volume 103

Medicine - 1872
...ldfemaleorhypochondriacalmale. lam suremany mast have approved Dr. Johnson's definition of the practice of medicine — "a melancholy attendance on misery, a mean submission to peevishness, and a continual interruption to rest and pleasure." There are very few but agree to the truth of this, and we must endeavour to diminish...
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Pharmacologia, al, The history of medicinal substances. Ed. the ..., Volume 1

John Ayrton Paris - 1825
...ill-humoured apostrophe of our own Dr. Samuel Johnson, who in speaking of the profession of physic, exclaims ' It is a melancholy attendance on misery ; a mean submission to peevishness ; and a continual interruption of pleasure.* t their turn genre only as humiliating memorials of the credulity and infatuation of...
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A Manual of Medical Jurisprudence and State Medicine

Michael Ryan - Medical jurisprudence - 1836 - 554 pages
...paratus;" and it was for this reason, Dr. Johnson defined the duties of a medical man thus, " a truly melancholy attendance on misery, a mean submission to peevishness, and a continual interruption to rest and pleasure."* Soranus said, " if rewards be given, let them be accepted and not refused ; if...
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Address to a medical student [by W.A. Greenhill].

1843
...very far from it ! much rather might Johnson describe the practice of Medicine in too many cases to be "a melancholy attendance on misery, a mean submission to peevishness, and a continual interruption to rest and pleasure." Or look at the picture of a Physician's life drawn by one of the most eminent living...
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Nervous diseases, arising from liver and stomach complaints

1844
...Johnson, who, in speaking of the profession of physic, exclaims, " It is a melancholy attendance upon misery, a mean submission to peevishness, and a continual interruption to pleasure," was never more capable of being refuted than on the present occasion. I may truly observe, that instead...
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A small note-book on wealth and true wit, pen sketches [in verse].

S H. Hewitt - 1851
...type of that last named. RHYMES OP AN MD* Dr. Johnson, speaking of the profession of physic says, " It is a melancholy attendance on misery, a mean submission to peevishness, and a continual interruption of pleasure." Here, the Doctor asserts, in our medical art, There is nought but vexation and trouble...
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Nervous diseases, arising from liver and stomach complaints

George Robert Rowe - 1855
...Caven.dish-tquan, London. PREFACE. DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON, speaking of the profession of physic, describes it as "A melancholy attendance on misery, a mean submission...peevishness, and a continual interruption to pleasure." If such a remark was ever justifiable, assuredly it is not, in the present day, applicable to that...
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Journal [afterw.] The Indian magazine (and review).

National Indian assoc - 1883
...rupees, but at what cost ? You are perpetually reminded of Dr. Johnson's opinion that 'medical practice is a melancholy attendance on misery, a mean submission to peevishness, and a perpetual interruption to rest and leisure.' . . . The only way to make a is to work very hard in the...
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