A doctor visiting a patient and advising him against drinking alcohol, the patient responds by inviting him to dinner and some port, in order to avoid jury service. Wood engraving by C. Keane, 1865.
- Keene, Charles, 1823-1891.
- 11 February 1865
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Family doctor. "And no port, mind; if you drink port wine you'll have another attack of gout, as sure as fate." Country gentlemen. "Quite certain?" Doctor. "No doubt about it." Country gentlemen. "The very thing. You stay and dine; we'll have some of that 'thirty-four', and - I'm summoned on a jury the day after to-morrow!"
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