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Some Personal Recollections of Dr. Janeway

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,075 / 24 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.3
LoC Categories: CT, R
Downloads: 256
Added to site: 2008.02.27 20168
Genre: Biography

er? So led on with the thought in her mind, she inquired how far the Doctor had travelled--the town to which he had gone. He told her with readiness the name of the railway station where the practitioner had met him and driven him to the patient's house; then his face relighting with the memory of the case which had so engrossed him, came out in his characteristic way with: "Very sick man; pneumonia; unusual type--very unusual." "But that very long trip, a whole afternoon and evening, that should mean a pretty good fee," said his wife. The Doctor, his mind still occupied with the sick man's problem, replied: "It was in the upper lobe, right side, quite solid, very rare--very rare to see that in these cases."

Then very gently from his wife came: "Did you remember to put down his address?" "No, no," was the somewhat irritable response. His mind then going back to the patient again: "But I have my notes on the case--on his condition." "But his name?" she came out with, "so that you can send your bill; you



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