The Flying Doctor

(Le Médecin Volant)

Author: Molière (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin)
Published: 1659
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,223 / 22 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.2
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,189
Added to site: 2008.10.29
mnybks.net#: 22487
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Drama
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n stronger even than that of all the doctors, they will apply a royal cautery[5] to my shoulders. But why should I despair? Since I have done so much, I must go on to the end. Yes, yes; I must get clear of all this, and show that Sganarelle is the king of rogues. (Sganarelle jumps out of the window and runs away.)

Scene XIV.--Gros-René, Gorgibus, Sganarelle.

Gr.-Re. Upon my word this is funny! How people jump out of the windows in this place! I must just stop here and see what comes of it. (Hides.)

Gor. I cannot find the doctor; I wonder where he went to hide himself. (seeing Sganarelle returning with his doctor's gown) Ah! here he is. It is not sufficient, sir, to have forgiven your brother, I beg you to give me the satisfaction of seeing you embrace him. He is in my house; I was looking everywhere for you, to ask you to make your peace with him in my presence.

Sgan. You are joking, Mr. Gorgibus; is it not sufficient that I should have fo

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