Doctor Monroe

DESCRIPTION: A man asks Monroe to use any method ("bleed me to death," "grant me some poison") to cure him: "my lass has forsaken me." Monroe says the cure will cost 100, but a free lecture may be effective. The patient chooses the lecture and is cured immediately
AUTHOR: James Hogg (1770-1835)
EARLIEST DATE: 1866 (Hogg)
KEYWORDS: love rejection money healing humorous doctor
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
GreigDuncan6 1197, "Doctor Munro" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: James Hogg, The Works of the Ettrick Shepherd (London, 1866, revision by Rev Thomas Thomson), Poems and Life vol, p. 274, "Doctor Monroe"

Roud #6804
File: GrD61197

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