"Animus tamen omnia vincet.
"Ille etiam vires corpus habere facit."—Ovid.
One of those members of the Association from whom the Editor always likes to hear, for he is an enthusiast on the subject of increasing the membership, and takes interest enough to write now and then, his views on current medical topics, and to touch up certain enthusiasts currente calamo, writes us to urge an immediate raid on that misguided class of citizens known as "Christian Scientists."
But with all respect to our correspondent we do not think anything in professional experience in dealing with the insane would justify us in making an attack. Persons afflicted with mental maladies of that sort are to be treated with great sympathy, for like all persons acting under delusional impulses and hallucinations, they have the most profound conviction that they are right.
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