I can endure my own despair, but not another's hope.
Of all the plagues a lover bears,<br/>Sure rivals are the worst!
In love alone we hate to find<br/>Companions of our woe.
Beethoven saw physician after physician in search of a cure for his physical ailments. He suffered from bad digestion, chronic abdominal pain, irritability and depression.
(Lead poisoning) does cause some neurological problems, but it's almost always in the extremities, in the arms and legs primarily. There have been a couple of cases of deafness caused by lead poisoning but it's very rare, so I think it's a long shot.
He could not have gotten it as a child. Children who get lead ... usually get intellectual deficits -- it affects their learning ability. However, adults often attain their full intelligence. They have this unremitting abdominal distress, pain and nausea, that sort of thing.
We feel that we're fulfilling part of his wishes, albeit 199 years later
There were some final details to sort out.
Now that I'm here, I'm looking forward to working with the tribe. This council is progressive and are future-oriented. They are looking at goals which offer more employment and enjoyment to customers.