London's 3 June 2014 Guardian headlined a story 'James Joyce Had Syphilis, New Study Claims," with Birmingham quoted as saying "the news of a syphilitic
Joyce changes the way we understand his life and work.
Women do not care for their health or that of others, for we see that from their great excesses of vice, they all burst with syphilis and infect those who touch them," thunders Guzman, effectively transposing the problem of syphilitic
infection from one prostitute to all women, and intentionally blurring the differences between both categories.
There were no other clinical signs of syphilitic
infection and his chest X-ray was within normal limits.
Paul Gauguin Was once a family man, But abandoned his wife and children and consorted with whores And died blind, covered by syphilitic
In De institutione Vives describes in nauseating physiological detail his mother-in-law's devoted care of her syphilitic
Speaking of circumcision (Hitchens has a Jewish mother), he characteristically snarls, "The record of syphilitic
and other infection, from rotting rabbinical teeth .
The lawyer is hanged, the wife commits suicide with an overdose of opium on hearing the news, and her young syphilitic
daughter clings to her mother's corpse in a last embrace in scene six, The Lady's Death, The Countess's Suicide.
For example, the matron and staff were concerned with sharing restroom facilities with a syphilitic
inmate for fear of spreading the disease.
Partly as a result of its position as a global trade nexus, Venice was blighted by plagues, recurrent or continuous, and ranging from the bubonic to the syphilitic
They consider such topics as Stanislaw Wyspanianski (1869-1907) and the last self-portrait of the syphilitic
artist, why homosexuality is not like cancer, an ethnographic study of Mexican women with HIV disease, and a functional reconceptualization of hope.
What dad confessed, in an ambiguously pious, blasphemous rage, was that all this death was a prolonged, providential curse for his potentially syphilitic
lechery, a guilt and punishment his children could count on inheriting.
It was first described in 1640 by Gullan De Baillon, who reported the rupture of a syphilitic