Thomas Sydenham

"the Shakespeare of Medicine"

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The Shakespeare of Medicine was happy to pay tribute to Providence: "Among the remedies which it has pleased Almighty God to give to man to relieve his sufferings, none is so universal and so efficacious as opium."


Candace Pert
Opium People
George Crabbe
Opium Timeline
Heinrich Dreser
Marcus Aurelius
The Plant of Joy
The SuperPoppy
Solomon Snyder
Warren Hastings
Wilhelm Sertürner
Charles Baudelaire
William S Boroughs
Thomas de Quincey
Into the Arms of Morpheus
Snapshots: Opium in History

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