Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine,  7 (1858–59), 262–68.

The Little White House  [5/5]



Short Fiction

Relevant illustrations:



J Portch


Medical Treatment, Medical Practitioners, Health, Mental Illness

    Continuing his treatment of Eva Meredith, Dr Barnabé laments the futility of 'the physician's remedies when it is the mind which is the seat of the disease' (264). Although she avidly consumes the medicines that he prepares for her, her disease progresses. The illustration shows Dr Barnabé and other figures clustered around Eva Meredith's sick-bed.

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