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Letters of Sir Charles Bell, K.H., F.R.S.L. & E.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 Excerpt: ...These men I only knew by name, and it is not the less agreeable that I was personally a stranger to them. It was agreed that I should call on Joberns at eleven o'clock.' I met the other surgeons. They carried me to the hospital. I was received favourably by the physicians, and there the matter stands. I have...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 Excerpt: ...These men I only knew by name, and it is not the less agreeable that I was personally a stranger to them. It was agreed that I should call on Joberns at eleven o'clock.' I met the other surgeons. They carried me to the hospital. I was received favourably by the physicians, and there the matter stands. I have many opponents, and must come in on the shoulders of the nobility!! We are not permitted to canvass yet for eight days, but then I am told I have six hundred people to see, to visit. On returning from the Middlesex Hospital today, I found three consultations from the three different corners of the Island--a good omen, I hope. nth. Dressed to a T; list made out, and cards arranged; a rainy day sets me down with nothing better to do, till I get a chariot, than write to you. Everything goes on well. The show of votes increases. I have it three to one, but still I must keep moving, and a most unpleasant business it is calling on people. « They say that I have had the wit to win over Whitbread, or to bribe him! that I have bribed all the medical men of the hospital! that I started long before them! that I am an anatomist! that I have a large class, and therefore the hospital has taken me up, &c., &c.; all which, you see, is evidence of my merit, or my activity, or my riches,--so that I can bear all with good temper! # # # The managers take a great charge. I know the patients will be partial to me, and that, with the character of an operator which is now open to Ch. XII. MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL. 215 me, must carry me very quickly forward in practice. If all this were to be attended with the neglect of my great objects hitherto, it might be a doubtful advantage. But by the possession of an hospital, I say to my pupils "Do this!" whereas at pr...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781150239137
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 100
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.21 (d)

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