Most Viewed

A Walking Stick
Idolatry
Erudite
White Teeth
An Honor To Tipperary
Ingratitude
Welsh Wig-ging
A New Sign
An East Indian Chaplaincy
Witty Coward


Least Viewed

The Tanner; An Epigram
New Relationship
Henry Erskine
A Soporific
Cause And Effect
Inquest Extraordinary
A Pertinent Question
Quid Pro Quo
Money's Worth
A Comparison


Random Jests

A Reasonable Preference
Ready Reckoner
The Mixture As Before
Extenuating Circumstances
Perfect Discontent
A Knotty Point
Old Stories Over Again
Thereby Hangs Etc
Epigram
Too Much And Too Little




The Candle And Lantern

Jests Home




DURING the period Sir Busick Harwood was Professor of Anatomy in the
University of Cambridge, he was called in, in a case of some
difficulty, by the friends of a patient, who were anxious for his
opinion of the malady. Being told the name of the medical man who had
previously prescribed, Sir Busick exclaimed, He! if he were to descend
into the patient's stomach with a candle and lantern, when he ascended
he would not be able to name the complaint.





Next: One Head Better Than A Dozen

Previous: An Argument



Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
ADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 1436