There were no more diseases after zymosis, so I concluded there was nothing else the matter with me. I thought what an interesting case I must be fr om a medical point of view, what an acquisition I should be to a class! And, strange as it may appear, those clumps on the head often cured me - for the time being.Students would have no need to "walk the hospitals," if they had me. All they need do would be to walk round me, and, after that, take their diploma. I have known one clump on the head have more effect upon my liver, and make me feel more anxious to go straight away then and there, and do what was wanted to be done, without further loss of time, than a whole box of pills does now.
Change of scene, and absence of the necessity for thought, will restore the mental equilibrium.
I sat for awhile, frozen with horror; and then, in the listlessness of despair, I again turned over the pages.
I came to typhoid fever - read the symptoms - discovered that I had typhoid fever, must have had it for months without knowing it - wondered what else I had got; turned up St.
Poppets brought the tray in, and we drew up to the table, and toyed with a little steak and onions, and some rhubarb tart.
This duty done, we refilled our glasses, lit our pipes, and resumed the discussion upon our state of health.