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patient

a person who is receiving medical care
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This was a large volume in which were written down the name, age, sex, profession, of the patient and the diagnosis of his disease.
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.
Looking squarely now into the eyes of his patient, the physician said: "Three years ago the body of your old enemy, Atwell Barton, was found in the woods near his house and yours.
Was the new patient only a hypochondriacal woman, whose malady was a disordered stomach and whose misfortune was a weak brain?
The doctors, therefore, all previous ceremonies being complied with, as this was a new patient, attended, according to desire, and laid hold on each of her hands, as they had before done on those of the corpse.
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
The limb was certainly cut off, and the patient survived the operation.
Recalled to the bedside by the moans of his patient, the Kind- hearted Physician administered a stimulant, a tonic, and a nutrient, and went away.
You may believe, than, that I was in my consulting-room when, at the appointed hour, the page showed in the patient.
No patient will like it-- certainly not Peacock's, who have been used to depletion.
Ezra Jennings replied that he had a patient to see, and that he was walking my way.

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