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A Doctor Of The Old School

Auhtor: Ian Maclaren

Language: english
Published: 1895

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Review by Timothy B. Riley, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Doctor Of The Old School':

... answer a question that has been often and fairly asked. Was there ever any doctor so self-forgetful and so utterly Christian as William MacLure. To ...
... Hillocks' brother so far forgot himself as to slip awa at sixty, that worthy man was scandalized, and offered laboured explanations at ...
... color by constant exposure to the weather, red hair and beard turning grey, honest blue eyes that look you ever in the face, huge hands with wrist bones ...
... it would have filled any townsman with amazement. Black he wore once a year, on Sacrament Sunday, and, if possible, at a funeral topcoat or waterproof ...
... a'. Nux Vomica. What next. Weel, ma mannie,' he says tae Hopps, 'it's a fine ploy, and ye 'ill better gang on wi' the Nux till it's dune, and gie ...
... Tammas searched the doctor's face in the cold, weird light. There's nae pooer on heaven or airth like luve, Marget said to me afterwards it maks ...
... Campbell 'ill no leave the place noo without a ribbon for Flora. Ilka man in the Klldrummie train has some bit fairin' his pooch for the fouk at ...
... Glen, and th'ill be some engineerin' afore we get tae oor destination.. Four times they left the road and took their way over fields, twice they forced ...
... a man's life.. MacLure, on his coming, would say nothing, either weal or woe, till he had examined Saunders. Suddenly his face turned into iron ...
... and when they laid down their burden in the sick room, where the bits of furniture had been put to a side and a large tub held the centre, Drumsheugh ...
... ATTEMPTING THE HIGHLAND FLING. Drumtochty did not laugh. Drumtochty looked as if it could have done quite otherwise for joy. A' wud hae made ...
... coonted a wumman's gratitude that he saved frae weedowhood the best he ever got.. [Illustration: I'VE A COLD IN MY HEAD, TO-NIGHT]. A' gaed up ...
... they're pleased we brocht him roond he's fairly on the mend, ye ken, noo. A' never expeckit the like o' this, though, and it wes juist a wee thingie ...
... lang syne.. Drumsheugh was much shaken, and the sound of the Christian name, which he had not heard since his mother's death, gave him a grue (shiver), ...
... on his shaking hands and the doctor's face where the shadow was now settling. [Illustration]. Ma mither aye wantit this read tae her when she wes ...
... gusts that powdered your coat with white, and the sun was shining on one of those winter landscapes no townsman can imagine and no countryman ever ...
... 'at's on the road, an' it's clean impossible for the lave. [Illustration: TOILED ACROSS THE GLEN]. They 'ill dae their best, every man o' them, ...
... why they pit on their blacks this mornin' afore it wes licht, and wrastled through the sna drifts at risk o' life. Drumtochty fouk canna ...
... said the man from Glen Urtach the'll be nae change in the cairryin' the day, and Tammas was thankful some one had saved him speaking. Surely ...
... self-educated, and when a young man became a clerk in Edinburgh. In 1817, with others, he established The Scotsman newspaper in Edinburgh and at first ...