Lay me down beneaf de willers in de grass, Whah de branch'll go a-singin' as it pass An' w'en I's a-layin' low, I kin hyeah it as it go Singin', "Sleep, my honey, tek yo' res' at las'." Lay me nigh to whah hit meks a little pool, An' d... Read more of A Death Song at Martin Luther King.caInformational Site Network Informational
Privacy
  Home Stories Jokes Joke Topics Jokes Riddles Anecdotes Irish Humour Jests Canadian Humour Puns Animal Anecdotes Free Jokes Humour Scenes


Most Viewed

George Iii. On Punctuality
A Beggar's Wedding
A Gamekeeper's Daughter
A Child On Board
Navy Chaplains
The Deaf And Dumb Mother
A Christmas Pudding Extraordinary
Dreaming
Marie Antoinette
Fools


Least Viewed

Sheridan
Erskine
An Odd Grenadier
300 Scudi (l62), With The Words, "for The Advocate ..
The Princess Charlotte
Questioning
Sir W. Scott
Mimic Reclaimed
Marshal De Nevailles
George I




Astley Cooper

Anecdotes Home






Probably no surgeon of ancient or modern times enjoyed a
greater share of reputation during his life than fell to the lot of Sir
Astley, and that in all parts of the world. We cannot give a better example
of this than the fact of his signature being received as a passport among
the mountains of Biscay by the wild followers of Don Carlos. A young
English surgeon, seeking for employment, was carried as a prisoner before
Zumalacarrequi, who demanded what testimonials he had of his calling or his
qualifications. Our countryman presented his diploma of the College of
Surgeons, and the name of Astley Paston Cooper, which was attached to it,
no sooner struck the eye of the Carlist leader, than he at once received
his prisoner with friendship, and appointed him a surgeon in his army.





Next: Shaving a Queen

Previous: man--shut it up--shut it up! Go home and read my book, p



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 2106





Random Anecdotes

Keep To The Point
300 Scudi (l62), With The Words, "for The Advocate ..
Physicians In China
Fear Of Death
The Kennedies
Magnanimous Rebel
French Peasant Girl
A Timely Answer
Sion College
Ximenes
French Curate
Welcome Sight
Charles Vi
Countess De St. Belmont
Mimic Reclaimed
A Christmas Pudding Extraordinary
Italian Peasant
China-ware
Memory
Miss Bailly
In July, 1849
St. Louis
A Tiresome Companion
Carving
Elucidation Of Facts In Court