The Buckeye Doctor; A Tale For Physicians And For Physicians' Patients by William Wesley Pennell

The Buckeye Doctor; A Tale For Physicians And For Physicians' Patients

byWilliam Wesley Pennell

Paperback | February 7, 2012

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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.1903 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXVIII "THERE'S A SPOOK" ANCE'S return to the neighborhood of Hazleton was without incident. Taking the creek road he left the village to the right in his detour to Dennis', for he argued that he must attend to his patients even though he was regarded as a criminal. Beside, Mrs. Dennis must be nearly out of medicines, and it might be possible that her diet needed revision as it was now three days since he had seen her. Just why he did not stop at yonder cottage and refill empty bottles setting on its table, or halt when Cy Peterson called to him that his baby had taken its last powder, or why he increased the pace of his horse as he neared Coon Bartlett's, Lance did not attempt to explain. That Mary had anything to do with the favor thus shown he would have disclaimed with warmth, yet he felt that such a disavowal would have met a disputant in his conscience; but withal he urged his steed forward, determined to be voluntarily blind and deaf to all calls until he had made the visit that his arrest had prevented. He passed many persons on the road who gave him an unfriendly stare and plenty of room; and at the intersection of the Hazleton and the Centerton roads he encountered Dick Carter, who hailed him with a " Hello!" to which Lance replied with a nod. Dick hastened to the village and reported that he had seen the accused physician riding in the direction of Dennis'. This was speedily diffused among the patrons of Ranty Kadall, followed by mysterious whisperings and interviews. The fact that the day was nearly spent seemed to accelerate these movements. Hank Crow, flanked by Tom Carter, were among the visitors at Ranty's. Another day's profitless search for Bob Wiggins had not improved the temper of either, and over foaming glasses they readily ac...

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Title:The Buckeye Doctor; A Tale For Physicians And For Physicians' PatientsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217572596

ISBN - 13:9780217572590

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