1845 The Lancet  
569 Lying-in Hospital-that I was constantly engaged in the severe and responsible manipulations connected with obstetric surgery, and that in twenty years' general practice I had seen a good deal, and done a good deal, in general surgery. I like a term, Sir, I saw in your LANCET this morning. I believe the council are ' emasculated." Why should they have their fastidious abhorrence of midwifery?-an art and a science which has done more good, and is doing more good to the state, by the
more » ... which it affords to the wives and children of Great Britain than all the royal colleges of pure surgeons (or imperfectly educated medical men, for the terms are synonymous) ever have done, or ever can do.
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