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ABU ALCHAIR SELAMU,
AN EGYPTIAN PHYSICIAN.
BY GEORGE, A PHYSICIAN OF ANTIOCH.
WHOEVER has recourse to thee
Can hope for health no more:
He's launched into perdition's sea,
A sea without a shore.
Where’er admission thou canst gain,
Where’er thy phiz can pierce,
At once the Doctor they retain,
The mourners and the hearse.
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