Dr. Ellen

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byJuliet Wilbor Tompkins

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908. Excerpt: ... her, patting her hand in helpless kindliness, while Mrs. Dorn fluttered about, bringing haphazard offerings for the patient's comfort. In a very short time they heard Ellen's firm step on the porch. Rory looked up with her usual grin. "Well, Doctor, here I am, you see. Now, Mama, you go sit by the window and concentrate. And if you don't mind, just concentrate on the other arm--this one's got trouble enough. Thank you, Mr. Wallace." "Oh, I'll stay and see you through it," said Wallace, taking her right hand in a comfortable grip. "Well, if 'twould interest you. I'll not holler," she promised humorously. And she kept her word, though the sympathetic Wallace looked limp by the time the work was finished. "Gee! You've got sand," he exclaimed, when her fingers finally relaxed their grip. "I should have made the welkin ring." Rory's spirit was still unconquered. "Ah, well, you're only a man," she murmured. Amsden brought back the uneasy horse, fed and bedded him, not without difficulty. He enjoyed the struggle, enjoyed the dominion of his will and voice over the powerful brute. The superiority of man to all created beings was pleasantly upon him as he sat on the steps half an hour later, awaiting Ellen's reappearance. Perhaps a touch of this consciousness showed in his outlines, for Ellen's face changed a little at sight of him, the serenely humane gravity of work well done giving place to a slightly ironical smile. "Rory is worried about the horse," she said. "Do you think you could--" her glance passed over his fresh linen, smooth hair, and generally neat aspect--"get someone to bring him back?" she finished. "Someone did," said Amsden, reading the look perfectly; "and I believe he has been watered and fed and tucked up for the night. How is she?" "A broken ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908. Excerpt: ... her, patting her hand in helpless kindliness, while Mrs. Dorn fluttered about, bringing haphazard offerings for the patient's ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217780172

ISBN - 13:9780217780179

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