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a person who is receiving medical care
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He took his seat, asked if there were any old patients for him to see, rapidly passed them in review, looking at them with shrewd eyes as he discussed their symptoms, cracked a joke (at which all the clerks laughed heartily) with the H.
A glance at his watch informed him that he must soon begin his rounds among the patients who were waiting for him at their own houses.
For the five hundredth time a patient stood forward to have his repulsivenesses stroked; again those words were being droned out: "they shall lay their hands on the sick" -- when outside there rang clear as a clarion a note that enchanted my soul and tumbled thirteen worthless centuries about my ears: "Camelot WEEKLY HOSANNAH AND LITERARY VOLCANO
Todd, whose reputation was hourly increasing, and, luckily for his patients, his information also.
It rained hard this afternoon, as you know, and my patients were the only people who called.
Mawmsey, an important grocer in the Top Market, who, though not one of his patients, questioned him in an affable manner on the subject, he was injudicious enough to give a hasty popular explanation of his reasons, pointing out to Mr.
As not only the disease interested the physician, but he was strongly moved to look into the character and qualities of the patient, these two men, so different in age, came gradually to spend much time together.
A ring at the door-bell announced the arrival of the first patient.
It was a strange thing that the patient had humour enough to see their distrust, for, coming close to me, he said in a whisper, all the while looking furtively at them, "They think I could hurt you
The doctor brought by Levin, and found by him at the club, was not the one who had been attending Nikolay Levin, as the patient was dissatisfied with him.
When facing a disease, if it were personified in a king, he treated the patient as a Turk treats a Moor.
The physician laughed at his own pleasantry, but narrowly watched his patient from the corner of his eye.

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