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Lionel was a physiologist
  1. Brian Briggs
  1. Correspondence to Dr Brian Briggs, Lane End Medical Group, 2 Penshurst Gardens, Edgware, Middlesex HA8 9GJ, UK; brianhjbriggs{at}

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He left us so, so slowly.

Again, I'd find him

straining for the comfort of the sun

in his old, loved chair,

easing his back - …

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