And the celebrated doctor
expounded his plan of treatment with Soden waters, a remedy obviously prescribed primarily on the ground that they could do no harm.
Jack Maldon will never be very busy in getting either, I expect,' said Doctor
Strong, rubbing his chin thoughtfully.
," said Silver, "you just step outside o' that stockade, and once you're there I'll bring the boy down on the inside, and I reckon you can yarn through the spars.
Silently and patiently did the doctor
bear all this, and all the handings of negus, and watching for glasses, and darting for biscuits, and coquetting, that ensued; but, a few seconds after the stranger had disappeared to lead Mrs.
, taking an old handkerchief, quickly prepared a little lint, which he spread over the wounds, after having washed them.
And while the trained-nurse-apparelled young woman seated Dag Daughtry in the enamelled surgeon's chair and leaned him back under direction, and while Doctor
Emory dipped his finger-tips into the strongest antiseptic his office possessed, behind Doctor
Emory's eyes, in the midst of his brain, burned the image of a desired Irish terrier who did turns in sailor-town cabarets, was rough-coated, and answered to the full name of Killeny Boy.
According to Old File's statement, though Doctor
Dulcifer had never actually ill-used his wife, he had never lived on kind terms with her: the main cause of the estrangement between them, in later years, being Mrs.
But I like the animals better than the `best people'," said the Doctor
He looked into the nurse's face, which he disliked exceedingly, and he looked at the doctor
, whom he was beginning to detest.
A remarkable name," the doctor
said, in his matter-of-fact way.
I am very pleased to see you again, doctor
," he said.
One afternoon, towards the close of the London season, the Doctor
had just taken his luncheon after a specially hard morning's work in his consulting-room, and with a formidable list of visits to patients at their own houses to fill up the rest of his day-- when the servant announced that a lady wished to speak to him.