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GOUT AND ABOUT

GOUT FASTENS on the man of robust constitution equally with him of frail habit. Cruel and relentless, it strikes the professor at his desk, the general in his camp, the judge upon his beach. Its poison comes by heritage, its venom lurks in the wine cup, its seeds are sown at gatherings of goodcheer. Emperors and kings have known its power, doctors and surgeons felt its lance; the priest, the monk and the red-robed cardinal have roared with pain when crushed with its clamp of steel’ (George H. Ellwanger in Meditations on Gout, 1897).

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