Shakespeare as a physicianComprising every word which in any way relates to medicine, surgery or obstetrics, found in the complete works of that writer, with criticisms and comparison of the same with the medical thoughts of to-day . ^) apprised of the fact that an examination in lunacy isto be made, and that their particular erudition is required in thepremises. These professional gentlemen are the counterpart ofthe good citizens who make themselves conveniently near so asto receive a summons to sit on all the juries. Many of these. A Victim of the Certificate Process,professional insane exam

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Shakespeare as a physicianComprising every word which in any way relates to medicine, surgery or obstetrics, found in the complete works of that writer, with criticisms and comparison of the same with the medical thoughts of to-day . ^) apprised of the fact that an examination in lunacy isto be made, and that their particular erudition is required in thepremises. These professional gentlemen are the counterpart ofthe good citizens who make themselves conveniently near so asto receive a summons to sit on all the juries. Many of these. A Victim of the Certificate Process,professional insane exam
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Shakespeare as a physicianComprising every word which in any way relates to medicine, surgery or obstetrics, found in the complete works of that writer, with criticisms and comparison of the same with the medical thoughts of to-day . ^) apprised of the fact that an examination in lunacy isto be made, and that their particular erudition is required in thepremises. These professional gentlemen are the counterpart ofthe good citizens who make themselves conveniently near so asto receive a summons to sit on all the juries. Many of these. A Victim of the Certificate Process,professional insane examiners are possessed of little more realknowledge of the cases they are called to investigate and tocertify to than the monkey—in fact, differ little from the veritableape, except in the repudiation of the punchinello cap and the sub-stitution therefor of the plug-hat. The fee of ten dollars allowedfor the services of the brace of experts is sufficient to procure anaffirmative certificate which will incarcerate a person, sane or in-sane, in a limitless imprisonment. Read the work of CharlesReade, entitled A Terrible Temptation, for a pretty fair pict-ure of this subject. The lean, hungry, villainous sort of hu-manity in physicians garb are the ones, even in our day, who goabout to Conjure and gaze in peoples eyes, feeling their pulse,and crying out you are possessd. What show then for justicehas either man or woman who may be singled out by the designingand crafty with a view to imprisonment under this guise? In A Midsummer

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