A Memoire of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell 4

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and held aloof almost as from a leper
Men were stunned, and th? d?y
as seen? as to what they owed
their duty - As for myself I was
too unfledged a thing to know or
care much about her, and soon
got used to the at first novel
sight of a girl or young woman
her face quite concealed by a
close cottage strawbonnet and a
long green baize veil added for
privacy, & most of the time over her
face or hanging in long straight
folds over her shoulder. One of a
large crowd of rough rather re-
pellant students - The legend of
their threatened determination
to drive her out especially from
the dissecting rooms and yielding
her consciously at last to her cold