The Doctor in History, Literature, Folk-Lore, Etc. by William Andrews

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Editor Andrews, William, 1848-1908
Title The Doctor in History, Literature, Folk-Lore, Etc.
Contents Barber-surgeons / William Andrews -- Touching for the king's evil / William Andrews -- Visiting patients -- Assaying meat and drink / William Andrews -- The gold-headed cane / Tom Robinson -- Magic and medicine / Cuming Walters -- Chaucer's doctor of physic / W.H. Thompson -- The doctors Shakespeare knew / A.H. Wall -- Dickens' doctors / Thomas Frost -- Famous literary doctors / Cuming Walters -- The "Doctor" in time of pestilence / William E.A. Axon -- Mountebanks and medicine / Thomas Frost -- The strange story of the fight with the small-pox / Thomas Frost -- Burkers and body-snatchers / Thomas Frost -- Reminiscences of the cholera / Thomas Frost -- Some old doctors / Mrs. G. Linnæus Banks -- The lee penny -- How our fathers were physicked / J.A. Langford -- Medical folk-lore / John Nicholson -- Of physicians and their fees, with some personal reminiscences / Andrew James Symington.
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Language English
LoC Class R: Medicine
Subject Physicians
Subject Physicians in literature
Subject Literature and medicine
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EBook-No. 39514
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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