The girl and Doctor
Reefy began their courtship on a summer afternoon.
was summoned in the usual way, and came to breakfast.
But, sitting at work, not far from Doctor
Strong, was a very pretty young lady - whom he called Annie, and who was his daughter, I supposed - who got me out of my difficulty by kneeling down to put Doctor
Strong's shoes on, and button his gaiters, which she did with great cheerfulness and quickness.
And one day when an old lady with rheumatism came to see the Doctor
, she sat on the hedgehog who was sleeping on the sofa and never came to see him any more, but drove every Saturday all the way to Oxenthorpe, another town ten miles off, to see a different doctor
Because, you see, since I am mutineers' doctor
, or prison doctor
as I prefer to call it," says Doctor
Livesey in his pleasantest way, "I make it a point of honour not to lose a man for King George (God bless him
de Saint-Meran," repeated the doctor
, "then Madame de Saint-Meran, -- a double fortune to inherit.
On this the servants looked terribly uneasy, and made a sign to the doctor
that they wished him to step outside for a moment.
experienced some difficulty in guiding his course; he was afraid of being carried toward the east, but, fortunately, a current bore him directly toward the north, and at six o'clock in the evening the balloon alighted on a small desert island in thirty minutes south latitude, and thirty-two degrees fifty-two minutes east longitude, about twenty miles from the shore.
South was standing in the dining-room with his back to the fireplace.
When a new one comes he is done for in a week," said the doctor
with evident satisfaction.
admitted the fact and invited his visitor to enter.
After several such experiences, he had investigated and decided that Kwaque was sufficiently sick to require a doctor