A Dutch Lady-Doctor [Aletta Henriette Jacobs]

A Dutch Lady-Doctor [Aletta Henriette Jacobs]

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...a man, he treats him justly d kindly and confiding great ado, winning peop his cause by sincerity d frankness. probably has a great There are few en who have occupied an ce, and who have had friends ore loyal than Prof. Norden ealth, strength, and harmony of bod, and the power to sustain a large br n for arduous duty, are marked in his ole constitution. There may be men who are tougher than he, but his vital d locomotive forces are so well harM ized that they co-ordinate and supplemen each other, and thus contribute health strength, endurance, and that blessed elf-hood that gives self-com THE spirit f adventure has led to a series of exped ions to the Arctic regions during the past n years, expeditions for the most part furn hed at great expense, and conducted with much skill, but resulting in little else than those experiences amid ice-fieldsand barren land which are fraught with s ffering and disaster to the bold explorers' We may read with wonder the story tol by survivors of an attempt to solve the steries of the polar land or sea, but we ca not suppress the practical question, z' 60220.? For what has so much been 'sked? What substantial profit has come rom the large expenditure of money, t e, and life? The voyage of Lieuten t Schwatka, to be sure, put to rest all donb 1 3. wit egard to the fate of Sir ohn Franklin---his company, by the finding of many emains of that expedition of so many y rs ago, scattered along the inhospitab shores of King William's Land, but that a u a few new facts of geographical interest, nd the record of heroic endurance, comrise the results of an extraordinary un rtaking. in, petty provincial spirit. We must inclue roughly in that general name Welsh en, Scotchmen, and Irishmen as well; a c if our...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236854489
  • 9781236854483