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1849 The Lancet  
224 with M. Segond as secretary. Its object is the study of animal life in health and disease, under all modifications, and in all classes of animals. The sections constituted are : anatomy, physiology, pathology, and teratology. Judging from present appearances, this society bids fair to prosper, supported as it is by most of the eminent naturalists, physiologists, and pathologists of Paris; including MM. Quatrefages, Robin, Coste, Bernard, Rayer, Segand, &c. DEATH OF MR. KEY, F.R.S.—This
more » ... Y, F.R.S.—This distinguished member of the profession expired at his residence, St. Helen's-place, Bishopsgate-street, on the 23rd inst., of, aa attack of cholera, after a few hours' illness. It appears that the lamented deceased was in his usual good health on Wednesday morning; shortly after breakfast he appeared unwell, and, in. the evening, was suftering from a severe attack of the prevailing epidemic, which terminated fatally on the following morning at seven o'clock. Mr. Charles Aston Key was deservedly well known to the profession as a most scientific surgeon and successful practitioner.
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