Memorials of the Life of James Syme, Professor of Clinical Surgery in the University of Edinburgh, Etc (Classic Reprint)

Memorials of the Life of James Syme, Professor of Clinical Surgery in the University of Edinburgh, Etc (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Memorials of the Life of James Syme, Professor of Clinical Surgery in the University of Edinburgh, Etc Certain objections. To pass over his controversies without due attention would not have done justice to his memory, for in these he showed his remarkable powers of argument and expression, while they always involved a principle an epitome, on the other hand, is liable to bias on the part of the writer, or what is as bad, a charge of bias from one side or the other, however studiously this may have been guarded against. It was therefore thought better to reproduce them in as condensed a form as possible, and to adhere as far as could be done to his own expressions and the replies of his adversaries. In such a course, it was impossible to avoid the mention of names, both of the living and the dead; but it is hoped that the way in which this has been done will give offence to none certainly none has been intended. With the exception of documents connected with his controversies, he has unfortunately left little material for the formation of a memoir; but all that was available has been heartily contributed by his son, Mr. James Syme of Millbank. Dr. Sharpey of London has kindly put at our disposal the letters which he possessed, the result of a. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 476g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243247613
  • 9780243247615