The character of modern medicine cannot be summed in a word, as, with more or less aptness, that of some previous periods may be.
To this difficult problem he brought remarkable skill and aptness, energy and ability.
After making allowance, however, for this deflecting agency, it must be admitted that in the highest quality of the statesman, " aptness to be right," he was surpassed by none of his contemporaries, or - if by anybody - by Sir George Cornewall Lewis alone.
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