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yet recover entirely from it. A man may take either for years, but the moment he stops the poison is eliminated. But it is not so with al¬ cohol. Alcohol produces the profoundest lesions in the brain and other organs, diseases that are called progressive. These things, I say, you can depict to the patient, and sometimes you can res¬ cue him from the habit, but not as a iule, for he has become addicted to it for life, and is not capable of breaking it off, because the force of his will is brok¬doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02390780015001c fatcat:prymnfyuzneztjelo4nngjsnou