But, you know, there are always moral, spiritual causes at the back in these cases," the family doctor
permitted himself to interpolate with a subtle smile.
Only so far as was necessary to discover your identity," the doctor
If you have your eyes open you will see that although I call myself a doctor
I have mighty few patients," he began.
I could wish it done as soon as it can be done, Wickfield,' said Doctor
Strong, 'for Jack Maldon is needy, and idle; and of those two bad things, worse things sometimes come.
That comes--as you call it--of being arrant asses," retorted the doctor
, "and not having sense enough to know honest air from poison, and the dry land from a vile, pestiferous slough.
Slammer of the 97th rejected
No," replied the doctor
, bending over him, "but he is very weak; so let us lay him under the awning.
Rheumatism is still the great mystery," Doctor
Emory said, returning to Daughtry as if deflected by the thought.
From various conversations, at odds and ends of spare time, I discovered that Doctor
Dulcifer had begun life as a footman in a gentleman's family; that his young mistress had eloped with him, taking away with her every article of value that was her own personal property, in the shape of jewelry and dresses; that they had lived upon the sale of these things for some time; and that the husband, when the wife's means were exhausted, had turned strolling-player for a year or two.
It's a fine doctor
would have his parlor full of hedgehogs and mice
recognized the name--and the usual proceedings ensued.
had dismissed his boy a week ago, from sheer inability to pay his modest wages, and he did not hesitate for a moment about opening the door himself.