The instruments, and when and how they should be prepared, will be treated of afterwards; so that they may not impede the work, and that there may be no difficulty in taking hold of them, with the part of the body which operates. But if another gives them, he must be ready a little beforehand, and do as you direct.
The Genuine Works of Hippocrates. Hippocrates. Charles Darwin Adams. New York. Dover. 1868.
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