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Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 - 1894)
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HOLMES was born at Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 29, 1809, and died October 7, 1894.

At the age of twenty he graduated at Harvard University, then took up the study of law. This study, however, was soon abandoned for medicine. He studied in Europe for a short time, and took his degree as doctor of medicine at Cambridge, in 1836. Two years later he was appointed to the chair of Anatomy and Physiology in Dartmouth College. This position he held till 1847, when he accepted a similar position ..
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A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
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