Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine,  7 (1858–59), 353–59.

Four Days with the Family at Violet Cottage



Short Fiction


Medical Practitioners, Commerce

    Describes Henry Allen who was 'only the village surgeon, not even an M.D., fellow of half a dozen learned societies, but merely a general practitioner'. Adds that he 'dispensed as well as prescribed his medicines, and accepted a five shilling fee, when his patients were too poor to pay a guinea'. (355)

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