An Alabama student and other biographical essays (1908) by William Osler

By William Osler

An Alabama pupil and different biographical essays (1908)

To a lifelong curiosity in biography as a game i've got additional a powerful conviction of its price in schooling ; and so it has occurred that for the occasional tackle a biographical topic was once usually selected. of these the following accrued, all of that have already seemed within the journals, greater than part care for elements of the lifetime of physicians within the usa. In what
better means may perhaps I exhibit gratitude for the extreme kindness skilled in the course of twenty-one years than through a continuing attract the scholars to take as their versions the good males of the career in their personal kingdom? In no age and in no land have the Hippocratic beliefs been extra absolutely discovered than in a few of
the lives right here portrayed. photographs comparable to those, indifferent as a lot of them are from one another, have yet one worth to the coed to waken that necessary caliber of human sympathy which could let him to understand that during the straightforward annals of this type of profession because the 'Alabama pupil' a lifestyles will be as excellent
as in a Harvey or a Locke.

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