It is not good to dwell much on morbid conditions for any other purpose than scientific study, for the sake of the prevention or cure of suffering in other cases. I am aware that the religious world, proud of its Christian faith in the "worship of sorrow," thinks it a duty and a privilege to dwell on the morbid conditions of human life; but my experience of wide extremes of health and sickness, of happiness and misery, leads me to a very different conclusion.
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