That it will ever come into general use,....not withstanding its value,...is extremely doubtful; because its beneficial application requires much time and gives a good bit of trouble to the patient and the practitioner; because its hue and character are foreign, and opposed to all our habits and associations. There is even something ludicrous in the picture of physicians using this device.

from an 1860s article in The London Times about the stethoscope

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