C K *
C K *
Narcotics, Medical Treatment, Gender, Medical Practitioners, Religious Authority, Religion
The illustration shows a doctor conversing with Mrs McCawdle, whose husband can be seen lying ill in bed. The doctor warns Mrs McCawdle to stop giving her husband medicine, adding that 'A sound sleep will do him more good than anything'. Mrs McCawdle agrees but wishes they 'could only get him taw the kirk!!'—a reference to the tedium of sermons.
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