Atlanta Medical and Surgical Journal Volume 2

Atlanta Medical and Surgical Journal Volume 2

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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. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...the risk he incurred hy undertaking a task which he felt would agitate him, tliat in mentioning the circumstance to a friend who called on him in the morning, he expressed his apprehension lest some unpleasant dispute might occur, and his conviction that if it did, it would certainly prove fatal to him. At his accustomed hour he left his house to commence his morning rounds, and hy accident forgot to take with him his list of appointments; he had left the house but a few moments when it was discovered, and Mr. Clift, who was then residing in his house, hastened with it to York Street, St. James, the first place on the list, where he found the carriage waiting. Hunter soon made his appearance, took the list, and in an animated tone called to the coachman to drive to St. George's. Arrived at the hospital, he found the Board already assembled, and entering the room, presented the memorial of the young men, and proceeded to urge the propriety of their being admitted. In the course of his remarks, he made some observations which one of his colleagues thought it necessary instantly and flatly to contradict. Hunter immediately ceased speaking, retired from the table, and struggling to suppress the tumult of his passion, hurried into an adjoining room, which he had scarcely reached, when, with a deep groan, he fell lifeless into the arms of Dr. Hobertson, one of the physicians of the hospital, who chanced to be present. Dr. Baillie had immediately followed him from the Board-room, and Mr. Hume, who was in the house, was also summoned to his assistance. Various attempts were made for upwards of an hour to restore animation, under the hope that the attack might prove to be a fainting fit, such as he had before experienced, but in vain; life had fled; more

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  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 635g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236664299
  • 9781236664297