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Tyrell, with a smile, as he took the next paper and gave the patient one of his shrewd glances.
The clerk took the patient into one of the inner rooms; they were smaller, and each had a couch in it covered with black horse-hair: he asked his patient a variety of questions, examined his lungs, his heart, and his liver, made notes of fact on the hospital letter, formed in his own mind some idea of the diagnosis, and then waited for Dr.
Todd, who, having discovered that his patient was far from being a man of importance, felt much emboldened to perform the duty.
The field was now left to the physician and his patient, while the different personages who remained gathered around the latter, with faces expressing the various degrees of interest that each one felt in his condition.
The patient and I then plunged into a discussion of his case, of which I took exhaustive notes.
The bottle was downstairs in my laboratory, so leaving my patient seated in his chair, I ran down to get it.
Various patients got well while Lydgate was attending them, some even of dangerous illnesses; and it was remarked that the new doctor with his new ways had at least the merit of bringing people back from the brink of death.
Nay, some are so cautious on this head, that, to avoid a possibility of killing the patient, they abstain from all methods of curing, and prescribe nothing but what can neither do good nor harm.
He found an urgent message from a patient, waiting for him; and he most unfortunately went at once to visit the sick person, without stopping to change his clothes.
He will do now,' says the doctor, washing his hands, and looking at the patient with growing disfavour.
You must allow me to make it a little more than that," the patient answered.
Have you ever heard of the wasting effects of fever being reasonably and intelligibly repaired by fortifying the exhausted patient with brandy, wine, ammonia, and quinine?

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