A Sketch of the Life of Joseph Leidy, M.D., LL. D (Classic Reprint)

A Sketch of the Life of Joseph Leidy, M.D., LL. D (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Sketch of the Life of Joseph Leidy, M.D., LL. D A more affectionate tribute has seldom been paid in this city to the memory of a votary of science. Ample testimony was adduced that Dr. Leidy had attained distinction among scientific men at home and abroad, and that he had the warm sympathy and respectful regard of all those members of the Society with whom he had been in any degree associated. In the first hours, while a great bereavement is still fresh, love and admiration so obstruct perception that the extent of the loss sustained may be sometimes overstated. But let whoever may conjecture that in this instance some of the addresses were too fervid, consult the cold rec ords of the Academy in which are faithfully set down his works since he entered the Society, and he will find that they justify the encomiums pronounced. 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 | 78 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243167288
  • 9780243167289