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The idea of medicine as `art' had certainly not been erased by 1792, but the notion that a medical science might be preferable was increasingly popular, especially as its potential benefits to the medical profession became more and more obvious. It did not diminish Floyer's own authority to assert that, Tho' neither the Greeks nor the Chinese knew the true Fabrick of the Organs of the Pulse, nor their true action and uses, nor the circulation of humours, and the causes of it, yet the Greeks discovered the polses of all diseases and humours, and passions: And the Chinese their Art of Physic on the pulse and its differences .

Encountering illness: lay expectations of Chinese medicine After a tedious passage from Macao to the Chinese mainland, Lord Macartney and Captain Erasmus Gower sent the ship's tender, the Clarence, and a small party to shore at Chusan in search of native pilots who could guide the larger ships to Tientsin. George Staunton, the Embassy's historian and Macartney's right-hand man, led this group and recorded the subsequent events: During the stay of the Clarence in Chu-san harbour, one of the persons who came in her was seized with a violent cholera morbus, in consequence of eating too freely of some acid fruit he had found on shore.

The value placed on experience as a form of medical authority is even more evident in Floyer's conclusions about the Chinese. 55 Floyer argued that this task had to be done by a physician who himself `had a full experience of the Chinese method of practice, that he may more clearly describe their pulses, and accommodate them to the names we use'. Clearly, the assumption is one of an underlying unity, of at least Expectations and Expertise 33 a potentially shared conception of medical practice and the body.

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