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An Address of Welcome Delivered on the Occasion of the Centenary Festival of the Royal College of Surgeons of England; July 26, 1900, to Which Is App (Paperback) Loot Price: R401
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An Address of Welcome Delivered on the Occasion of the Centenary Festival of the Royal College of Surgeons of England; July 26,...
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An Address of Welcome Delivered on the Occasion of the Centenary Festival of the Royal College of Surgeons of England; July 26, 1900, to Which Is App (Paperback)

William Mac Cormac

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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. 1900 Excerpt: ...were there. The few tender parting words which he had yet to speak, he spoke. And to the servants who had gathered grieving round him, he said, 'While I have breath, let me thank you all for your kindness and attention to me.' Next, to his doctor, who quickly entered--his neighbour and old pupil, Mr. Carter--he significantly, and pointing to the region of his heart, said--'congestion.' After which, he in silence set his finger to his wrist, and visibly noted to himself the successive feeble pulses which were but just between him and death. Presently he said--'stopped.' And this was the very end. It was as if even to die were an act of his own grand selfgovernment. For at once, with the warning word still scarce beyond his lips, suddenly the stately head drooped aside, passive and defunct, for ever. And then, to the loving eyes that watched him, 'his face was again all young and beautiful.' The bodily heart, it is true, had become mere pulseless clay; broken was the pitcher at the fountain, broken at the cistern the wheel; but, for yet a moment amid the nightfall, the pure spiritual life could be discerned, moulding for the last time into conformity with itself the features which thenceforth were for the tomb." JAMES MONCRIEFF ARNOTT, 1794-188 5. President, 1850, 1859. James Moncrieff Arnott was born at Chapel, near Ladybank, Fife, in 1794. Educated at the High School, and University, of Edinburgh, he began his medical studies in the Scottish capital, and continued them in London, Vienna, and in Paris under Dupuytren. He was one of the founders of the Medical School of the Middlesex Hospital, and for many years was Surgeon there and at the North London. He afterwards occupied the chairs of Surgery at King's and University Colleges. He became a Member of...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: William Mac Cormac
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 52
ISBN-13: 978-1-4432-3303-3
Barcode: 9781443233033
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LSN: 1-4432-3303-X

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