Living Age Volume 101

Living Age Volume 101

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...was restored to consciousness. His father and Eric undressed him and put him to bed, the poor boy moanin all the'while, and his teeth chattering with the chill that followed the first attack of fever. _ Sonne_nkamp_ looked in terror at the anxiety depicted on the physician's face when he saw _his patient. " It is a very violent attack; I don't know what the result may be. Has he often such P " asked the doctor. " Never before! never before! " cried Sonnenkamp. After the application of various restora ti_vcs Roland was able again to speak, and his first words were: --" I thank you, Eric." The dtT1ell'- after givin strict orders that the patient should be ept quiet, so that if possible he might slee, After an hour of anxiety, during which ric and Soniienkamp scarcely ventured to speak to one another, he returned; and having exam iued Roland again, be pronounced that the nervous system had been overstraiued, and that he was threatened with nervous fever. "Misfortunes never come singly," said Sonnenkamp. They were the only words he s oke that night, during the whole of which he watched in the adjoining room, occasionally stealing on tip-toe to the sick boy's bed to listen to his breathing. When Frau Ceres sent to know why they did not return to the drawing-room, they sent an evasive answer and begged her to 0 to bed. Having understood, however, at Roland was slightly unwell, she came softly to his bedside during the night, and seeing him quietly sleeping returned to her own room. "Misfortunes never come singly," Sonnenkamp repeated when the next morning at dawn the hysician rononnced the lever to have dec ared itse f. He ordered the most careful...show more

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  • Paperback | 656 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 34mm | 1,152g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236821068
  • 9781236821065