house-physician love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A physician resident in a hospital or any similar public institution.


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  • If he was in the hospital and yet not on the staff he could only have been a house-surgeon or a house-physician -- little more than a senior student.

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars

  • To judge of the action of that drug, which was injected under the skin, it was determined that the house-physician himself should take the temperature and register the weight of the consumptives under treatment.

    Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery

  • Dr Lefevre was thus passing round his female ward, with a train of attentive students at his heels, when the door was swung open and two attendants entered, bearing a stretcher between them, and accompanied by the house-physician and a policeman.

    Master of His Fate

  • When the house-physician returned, the sheet (a preparation of spun-glass invented by Lefevre) was drawn under the patient, and the machine, with its vessels of chemical mixture and its conducting wires, was placed close to the bed.

    Master of His Fate

  • He summoned his trusted assistant, the house-physician, again.

    Master of His Fate

  • Rivercourt, sent the house-physician for his electrical apparatus, and returned to the bedside.

    Master of His Fate

  • "Do you quite believe the story?" asked the house-physician.

    Master of His Fate

  • You can leave us, nurse, "said he; then, turning to the house-physician, he continued:" I am convinced this is such a peculiar case as I have often imagined, but have never seen.

    Master of His Fate

  • The apparatus described in the case of the young officer was ready, and the house-physician was waiting to give his assistance.

    Master of His Fate

  • "We'll talk about that when you have taken some of this," said Lefevre, as the house-physician reappeared with the nurse, bearing the brandy and milk.

    Master of His Fate


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