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

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By William Osler

An Alabama scholar and different biographical essays (1908)

To a lifelong curiosity in biography as a activity i've got extra a powerful conviction of its price in schooling ; and so it has occurred that for the occasional deal with a biographical topic used to be frequently selected. of these the following gathered, all of that have already seemed within the journals, greater than part take care of features of the lifetime of physicians within the usa. In what
better approach may possibly I exhibit gratitude for the extreme kindness skilled in the course of twenty-one years than by way of a relentless attract the scholars to take as their types the nice males of the occupation 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 the following portrayed. photographs resembling those, indifferent as a lot of them are from one another, have yet one worth to the scholar to waken that worthwhile caliber of human sympathy that may permit him to understand that during the straightforward annals of this kind of occupation because the 'Alabama pupil' a lifestyles will be as ideal
as in a Harvey or a Locke.

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