Punch, 63 (1872), 115.
Mystery and Medicine
Medical Practitioners, Disease
Perplexed by an advertisement placed by a surgeon who, 'being about to retire from ill health', wishes to 'dispose of a first-rate Business'. Notes that, although a surgeon has some control over ill-health, it is not clear how he could 'retire from it', unless by retirement to that place 'from which no traveller returns'.
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