The Doctor in History, Literature, Folk-Lore, Etc.

The Doctor in History, Literature, Folk-Lore, Etc.

By Various
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Table of Contents
  • Preface.
  • Barber-Surgeons.
  • Touching for the King’s Evil.
  • Visiting Patients.
  • Assaying Meat and Drink.
  • The Gold-headed Cane.
  • Magic and Medicine.
  • Chaucer’s Doctor of Physic.
  • The Doctors Shakespeare Knew.
  • Dickens’ Doctors.
  • Famous Literary Doctors.
  • The “Doctor” in time of Pestilence.
  • Mountebanks and Medicine.
  • The Strange Story of the Fight with the Small-Pox.
  • Burkers and Body-Snatchers.
  • Reminiscences of the Cholera.
  • Some Old Doctors.
  • The Lee Penny.
  • How Our Fathers were Physicked.
  • Medical Folk-Lore.
  • Of Physicians and their Fees,
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