A Memoire of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell 5

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scholarly sexless atmosphere
I know to be quite true, and that
the old College never housed so
wholesomely behaved set of young
doctors - as these by her side -
That old College was is rather
thick with its a [?] place to live[?] +
I [?] heard of Summer afternoons
Dr Wright of the historic family
expound the Old Testament in
a drowsy atmosphere with no
thought of concessions to science
or human feeling - there in a
spacious room I recited in
Botany & Chemistry to Prof.
Hadley [?] of Pres H of Yale +Buffalo Prof -
so thorough a scholar that even
in that early day he despised
text-books teaching us from notes
of his own entirely - He was of so