Harvey


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English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood

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Harvey staggered over the wet decks to the nearest rail.
Slowly he remembered that he was Harvey Cheyne, drowned and dead in mid-ocean, but was too weak to fit things together.
"I was sick," said Harvey; "sick, and couldn't help it."
"Where am I?" said Harvey, who could not see that life was particularly safe where he lay.
How long this entertainment lasted, Harvey could not remember, for he lay back terrified at the sight of the smoking swells.
Harvey saw with disgust that there were no sheets on his bed-place.
"Is n't there milk?" said Harvey, looking round the dark double tier of bunks as if he expected to find a cow there.
Harvey drank in silence, and the boy handed him a plate full of pieces of crisp fried pork, which he ate ravenously.
Harvey stretched himself in every direction, but could not report any injuries.
Like many other unfortunate young people, Harvey had never in all his life received a direct order - never, at least, without long, and sometimes tearful, explanations of the advantages of obedience and the reasons for the request.
The answer came back in the deepest voice Harvey had ever heard from a human chest: "Quit foolin', Dan, and send him to me."
Dan sniggered, and threw Harvey his warped bicycle shoes.
"Mornin'," said Harvey. He did not like being called "young feller"; and, as one rescued from drowning, expected sympathy.
Harvey gave his name, the name of the steamer, and a short history of the accident, winding up with a demand to be taken back immediately to New York, where his father would pay anything any one chose to name.
"H'm," said the shaven man, quite unmoved by the end of Harvey's speech.