Memoirs of a Physician. Joseph Balsamo, by A. Dumas. [Followed By] the Two Marguerites, by Mme. C. Reybaud

Memoirs of a Physician. Joseph Balsamo, by A. Dumas. [Followed By] the Two Marguerites, by Mme. C. Reybaud

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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. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...our science will be useless with regard to this young invalid; air, moderate exercise, the woods--ah! by-the-bye, I was forgetting--" "What?" "Next Sunday I am to make a botanical excursion to the forest of Marly; will you accompany me, my illustrious fellow-labourer?" "Oh!" replied Rousseau, "say rather your unworthy admirer." "Parbleul that will be a fine opportunity for giving our invalid a walk. Bring him." "So far?" "The distance is nothing; besides, my carriage takes me as far as Bougival, and I can give you a seat. We will go by the Princess's Road to Luciennes, and from thence proceed to Marly. Botanists stop every moment; our invalid will carry our camp-stools; you and, I will gather samples, he will gather health." "What an amiablo man you are, my doir Jussieu!" said B. ousseau. "Never mind; it is for my own interest. You have, I know, a great work ready upon mosses, and as I am feeling my way a little on the same subject you will guide me." "Oh!" exclaimed Rousseau, wheso satisfaction was apparent in spite of himself. "And when there," addod the botanist, "wo shall have a little breakfast in the open air, and shall enjoy the shade and the beautiful flowers. It is settled?" "Oh, certainly." "For Sunday, then?" "Delightful. It seems to mo as if I were fifteen again. I revel beforehand in all the pleasure I have in prospect," replied Rousseau, with almost childish satisfaction. "And you, my young friend, must get stronger on your lejrs in the mean time." Gilbert stammered out some words of thanks, which M. Jussieu did not hear, and the two botanists left Gilbert alone with his...show more

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  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 726g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236489071
  • 9781236489074