Music: Millionaires Toady Him

Tall, spare, with wiry hands and, one might almost say, wiry features, William Beebe gives an impression of great nervous vitality and never ceasing vigor. He is direct, quick-thinking, and if his manner appears at times to be fussy, it is doubtless only the manifestation of an excess of energy, and of a consciousness, which he cannot well escape, that he is a good organizer—a thing any man must be to create expeditions for exploration purposes, and not only to create them but to carry them through.

Beebe is, primarily, the scientist. But only...

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