Виталий Е. Ермолин, студент холодных вод (seminarist) wrote,
Виталий Е. Ермолин, студент холодных вод
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А чего я, собственно, привязался к миссис Мортимер...

When the author witnesses the unsuccessful efforts of many earnest, skillful and intelligent physicians, to restore pale, feeble bed-ridden patients to an active useful life, he cannot help thinking, that if they would only light a match, and set the bed on fire, after a while they would probably turn over, and if the fire kept burning, by and by many of them would "turn out."

Everybody's Own Physician by C.W. Gleason, M.D., Philadelphia, 1880
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