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Doctor Luttrell's First Patient

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Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 66,476 / 189 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 465
Added to site: 2007.10.06 18387

nly little child. Since then acute suffering that the doctors had been unable to relieve had wasted her strength. Nevertheless, there was a peaceful atmosphere in the sunshiny room, where she lay hour after hour reading and working with her faithful companion Zoe beside her.

Zoe was a beautiful brown-and-white spaniel, with eyes that were almost human in their soft beseechingness, and Mrs. Broderick often lamented that she could not eulogise his doggish virtues as Mrs. Browning had immortalised her Flush.

Olivia was devoted to her Aunt Madge; they had a mutual admiration for each other's character, and her sister's child was dear to Mrs. Broderick's heart, and perhaps the saddest hours she ever spent now were passed in thinking over the young couple's future.

"I was wrong," she would say to herself, with a painful contraction of the brow. "I said too little at the time to discourage their marriage; if I had been firm and reasoned with the child, she would have listened to me. Livy is alwa

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****

The story of young Doctor Marcus Luttrell and his wife Olivia. When the doctor gets his first patient it's the turning point of his career. A nice story.



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