XXVI. The Physician
He holds out his hand to receive, for inspection, a urinal which Death presents to him, and which contains the water of a decrepit old man whom he introduces, and seems to say to the physician, "Canst thou cure this man who is already in my power?"

Text from the 1947 Sylvan Press edition


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