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Epilogue

  • Michael E. Moran
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Abstract

In the life of a man, his time is but a moment, his being an incessant flux, his senses dim rushlight, his body a prey of worms, his soul an unquiet eddy, his fortune dark, and his fame doubtful. In short, all that is of the body is a coursing waters, all that is of the soul as dreams and vapours; life a warfare, a brief sojourning in an alien land; and after repute, oblivion. Where then, can man find the power to guide and guard his steps? In one thing and one alone: the love of knowledge.” [1]—Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Keywords

Hippocratic Oath Granular Surface Greek Mythology Urinary Tract Disease Ureteral Colic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael E. Moran
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  1. 1.American Urological AssociationWilliam P. Didusch Center for Urologic HistoryLinthicumUSA

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