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Elsie Inglis

Auhtor: Eva Shaw Mclaren

Language: english
Published: 1920

Genres:

biography,  women studies
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'Elsie Inglis':

... glorying in new adventure. There was no stagnation about Elsie Inglis. Independent, strong, keen (if sometimes impatient), and generous, from her childhood ...
... wished to speak to him, while we three ran about, laughing and interested in everything. Then, at night, the shouting for him after we were in bed, and ...
... medical learning. Along the pathway made easy for them by these women of the past, hundreds of young women are to-day entering the medical ession. ...
... in her rooms. None of them has had a happy day. Each in her own way is feeling the depression of the lonely woman. Frances, a little Quaker lady, ...
... to his feet, and, with one fat little hand on her face, grabbed at the shining jet. Hildeguard, laughing, and submitting herself half resistingly ...
... that ineffable Heart of Midlothian, serenely catholic, brooding upon the motley life that has surged for centuries about its doors. Here, where she loved ...
... describes in her writings her heroine Hildeguard's entrance into the great crusade. The description may be taken as true of her own feelings when caught ...
... suppose she ever hesitated when once convinced of the goodness of her cause, but I confess that I have sometimes wished that she could have hesitated. It ...
... and try to make Suffrage 'fashionable.' The answer came by return of post, and was deliciously typical. 'My dear, your idea is so absolutely mad that ...
... and becomes in me a fixed idea. You suffer in Serbia, and are often subject to epidemics, through nothing else but bad water. I have been thinking ...
... male administrators. It is very difficult to say all one would wish about Dr. Inglis's beneficial influence in Serbia in the few lines which I am ...
... the charge of a great number of wounded, among whom I was included, and to her devoted sisterly care I am a grateful debtor for my life. She visited ...
... with the establishment of these field hospitals I have vivid recollections of her. The great empty upper floor of the barracks at Medjidia, seventy-five ...
... time, and am the only member of the Unit who was with her the whole time of the retreat from Medjidia until we reached the Danube at Harshova.. The ...
... would have fallen to pieces at the first stress of work on the other hand, if she had never inspired more than respect, she would never have won the ...
... and stood for half an hour whilst the officers of the Serbian division took leave of her. It was a wonderful example of her courage and fortitude. ...
... in her to work where difficulties abounded. He points out: Of her strictly essional career it may be truly said that her real attraction had been ...
... reluctant to abandon it, and her gaze was so keenly fixed on the end in view that it must be admitted she was found by some to be ruthless in the ...
... the impossible been accomplished. If not, why. Who had failed in performance. Take the task from her give it to another. No excuses in war-time, no weakness ...
... Seeley, Service. Pennell of the Afghan Frontier. By A. M. Pennell. Seeley, Service. Memoirs and Letters of Sir James Paget. By Stephen Paget. Longmans, ...