An obese physician pleased with the progress of his emaciated terminally ill patient. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson, 1813?, after R. Newton.
- Newton, Richard, 1777-1798.
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The doctor says: "My dear sir you look this morning the picture of health. I have nay doubt at my next visit I shall find you intirely cured of all your earthly infirmitys". An example of antiphrasis: appearing to say one thing while meaning the opposite