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

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 was once frequently selected. of these the following amassed, all of that have already seemed within the journals, greater than part care for features of the lifetime of physicians within the usa. In what
better means may well I express gratitude for the intense kindness skilled in the course of twenty-one years than by means of a continuing entice the scholars to take as their versions the nice males of the career in their personal nation? In no age and in no land have the Hippocratic beliefs been extra totally discovered than in a few of
the lives right here portrayed. images resembling those, indifferent as a lot of them are from one another, have yet one price to the scholar to waken that useful caliber of human sympathy that could permit him to understand that during the easy annals of one of these occupation because the 'Alabama pupil' a existence might be as excellent
as in a Harvey or a Locke.

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