Lexicon:Pascal, better healthy than sick

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Term: Pascal, better healthy than sick
References: The Nutmeg of Consolation, page 248
Meaning: Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) was a French mathematician, philosopher and scientist. In his Pensées, he criticises men's belief that they cannot be happy unless their health, their honour, their fortune and that of their friends be in good condition (143).

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Maturin's Medicine — This article is based on information from Maturin's Medicine, compiled and edited by Kerry Webb, with the help of a number of contributors.

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