1895 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
leave to report the matter fifteen years ago. At that time he was acting as surgeon to a trans-Atlantic liner, and was (and is) a man of great muscular strength, chiefly of a nervous explosive kind, however, but of great vitality and endurance. This accident resulted from the attempted feat. of two men Bitting opposite at a small table ami each using the same hand, right to right or left to left, elbows resting on the table and thus trying who could push the opponent's hand backward till the
more » ... ackward till the knuckles touched the level. As in
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