Ancient Faiths and Modern: A Dissertation Upon Worships, Legends and Divinities in Central and Western Asia, Europe, and Elsewhere, Before the Christian Era (Classic Reprint)

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Fb&c Limited, Jun 26, 2016 - Religion - 550 pages
Excerpt from Ancient Faiths and Modern: A Dissertation Upon Worships, Legends and Divinities in Central and Western Asia, Europe, and Elsewhere, Before the Christian Era

Yet, with this discovery came the assurance that, if I could induce my medical brethren to adept my views, they would deprive themselves of the means of living. Men, like horses or tigers, monkeys and codfish, can do without doctors. Here and there, it is true, that the art and skill of the physician or surgeon can relieve pain, avert danger from accidents, and ward off death for a time but, in the generality of cases.

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