By William Osler
To a lifelong curiosity in biography as a game i've got additional a powerful conviction of its price in schooling ; and so it has occurred that for the occasional deal with a biographical topic was once frequently selected. of these right here accumulated, all of that have already seemed within the journals, greater than part care for elements of the lifetime of physicians within the usa. In what
better manner might I convey gratitude for the intense kindness skilled in the course of twenty-one years than via a continuing entice the scholars to take as their types the nice males of the career in their personal nation? In no age and in no land have the Hippocratic beliefs been extra absolutely discovered than in a few of
the lives right here portrayed. images equivalent to those, indifferent as a lot of them are from one another, have yet one worth to the scholar to waken that useful caliber of human sympathy that could let him to understand that during the easy annals of the sort of occupation because the 'Alabama pupil' a existence will be as ideal
as in a Harvey or a Locke.
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An Alabama student and other biographical essays (1908) by William Osler