The difference between an aurist and a surgeon?

“…quacks, and aurists, get reputation for syringing the ear, when surgeons lose it; not because the quack has more knowledge of his profession, but because he takes more pains than the surgeon.”

-Unknown, c.1828/1829.

(Yes, I’m still holed up in the British Library reading 19th century treatises on aural surgery)

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  1. Thony C. says:

    Yes, I’m still holed up in the British Library reading 19th century treatises on aural surgery

    Oh Happy Days 😉

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