Gout produces calculus in the kidney... the patient has frequently to entertain the painful speculation as to whether gout or stone be the worst disease. Sometimes the stone, on passing, kills the patient, without waiting for the gout.
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Read Don Quixote; it is a very good book; I still read it frequently.
Gout, unlike any other disease, kills more rich men than poor, more wise men than simple. Great kings, emperors, generals, admirals and philosophers have all died of gout.
It is my nature to thin where others read.
Fever itself is Nature's instrument.
Nothing in medicine is so insignificant as to merit attention.
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