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EMINENT MEDICAL MEN.

LONDON:
THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY:

Instituted 1799.

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EMINENT MEDICAL MEN.

If there be any valid ground for an accusation sometimes brought against the medical profession—that scepticism and infidelity prevail amongst its members,—the biographical sketches of which this little work consists, furnish at least sufficient evidence that there is no necessary connexion between either the studies or the active duties of a medical man, and the denial or practical neglect of those great truths which have been brought to light by the gospel. All to whose lives and characters reference is here made, were men of distinguished professional talent—the guides and leaders of their brethren; and yet the greater part of them not only lived and died in the open avowal of the faith of Jesus, but were enabled, it will be seen, to adorn the doctrine of God their Saviour in all things :—and were thus, in the highest sense of all, ornaments to a profession which, more than any other, unfolds to the eye of the intelligent observer the wonderful works of God, which brings

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