Some Of them have been entirely cured. In others suspension of convulsions and all symptoms of the dis ease entirely subsided during a treatment that was so mild as to be only beneficially felt. And all, even the worst, with a few exceptions, were helped. The critical reader may remember that these sim ple outlines, not pretending to the dignity of finished portraits of these eminent men, Caesar, Mohammed, Byron, never before recognized in detail and definitely as epileptics, were written during snatched intervals between the consultations of a busy practitioner, more deeply interested in the cure Of the sick than in the writing of biographies. Much of the work was done While patients were assembling in his reception room.