Physician, on the other hand, taking Mrs Merdle down to her carriage and attending on her as she put on her cloak, inquired into the symptoms with his usual calm directness.
Physician was not surprised, handed her into her carriage, and bade her Good Night.
Do you mean, for example, that he who is mistaken about the sick is a physician in that he is mistaken?
It will be better that I should ask you a question: Is the physician, taken in that strict sense of which you are speaking, a healer of the sick or a maker of money?
It is more and more plain to me that I am being made the subject of an experiment, in which Sir James and the physician are equally interested.
I have only to stand under the ventilator, and every word of the conversation between Sir James and the physician reaches my ears.
The physician went to his house and made a polo club, the handle of which he hollowed out, and put in it the drug he wished to use.
There the physician approached him with the bat he had made, saying, "Take this, sire, and strike the ball till you feel your hand and whole body in a glow.
He listened in silence, and finally promised to confer with the physician
They imagined the physician
who gave them his time was heavily paid.
"In what time?" asked he, fixing his two large eyes upon the impassible countenance of the physician
, therefore, finding themselves anticipated in everything they ordered, were at a loss how to apply that portion of time which it is usual and decent to remain for their fee, and were therefore necessitated to find some subject or other for discourse; and what could more naturally present itself than that before mentioned?
Doctor Boyleston, likewise, inoculated many persons; and while hundreds died who had caught the contagion from the garments of the sick, almost all were preserved who followed the wise physician
There then ensued between the physician
and the archdeacon one of those congratulatory prologues which, in accordance with custom, at that epoch preceded all conversations between learned men, and which did not prevent them from detesting each other in the most cordial manner in the world.
I have read his book, as will every physician