Fillers One hundred years ago

Bedside books

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7521.894 (Published 13 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:894

In a sermon preached in the Evangelical Church, Vienna, on the occasion of the death of Professor Nothnagel, Pastor Johanny stated that when the famous physician was found dead in his bed a volume of Schiller's poems was found beside him open at Das Ideal und das Leben. Probably most men, except such as go in terror of their wives, read in bed, but the custom is generally felt, even by those who are …

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