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Galen -- of ancient Greece
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Middlemarch
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  • No wonder the medical fogies in Middlemarch are jealous, when some of the greatest doctors living were fierce upon Vesalius because they had believed in Galen, and he showed that Galen was wrong.
  • No wonder the medical fogies in Middlemarch are jealous, when some of the greatest doctors living were fierce upon Vesalius because they had believed in Galen, and he showed that Galen was wrong.

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  • Galen performed some advanced operations such as cataract surgery that would not be performed again for thousands of years. Unfortunately, his faith in treating so many diseases by bleeding the patient persisted until late in the 19th century.
  • This is the lawn of Parth Galen: a fair place in the summer days of old.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring

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