It is certainly the Florey burden—going through all our family.
Florey,” he said, kindly and easily, “I want you to meet Mr. Killdare.
Instinctively we went first to the place on the shore where Florey had been slain the night before.
Because this was the South and they were black, they did not know Florey, a white man, very well.
“The Florey burden——”—what was more reasonable than that his family had been cursed by feuds within.
And I suppose Florey swallowed his knife, and threw his own body into the lagoon!
I had passed Florey the butler, gray and sphynx-like in the hallway, spoke to him as ever, and turned through the library door.
“My old malady, G—— is troubling me again,” Florey had written.
It is certainly the Florey burden, going through all our family.
Testimony has gone to show that Florey was dead, not just severely wounded, when you and the others reached his side.
Florey Flo·rey (flôr'ē), Howard Walter. 1898-1968.
Australian-born British pathologist. He shared a 1945 Nobel Prize for isolating and purifying penicillin.
Australian-born British pathologist who developed and purified penicillin with Ernst Chain in 1939. For this work, Florey and Chain shared a 1945 Nobel Prize with Alexander Fleming, who first discovered the antibiotic in 1928. Florey also supervised the clinical testing and mass production of the drug in the United States.