1 Apparently the written rules of the art, examples of which are to be found in several Hippocratie treatises. These books were not published in the strict sense of the word, but copies would be circulated among the members of the " physicians' union."
2 Probably, in modern English, " instruction, written, oral and practical."
3 This remarkable addition is worthy of a passing notice. The physician must not gossip, no matter how or where the subject-matter for gossip may have been acquired ; whether it be in practice or in private life makes no difference.
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