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- And it happened that Mr. Bulstrode and Mr. Featherstone, two of Peacock's most important patients, had, from different causes, given an especially good reception to his successor, who had raised some partisanship as well as discussion.Book 1 — Miss Brooke (79% in)
- Good Middlemarch families were of course not going to change their doctor without reason shown; and everybody who had employed Mr. Peacock did not feel obliged to accept a new man merely in the character of his successor, objecting that he was "not likely to be equal to Peacock."Book 5 — The Dead Hand (12% in)
- He naturally got tired of smiling and saying, "Ah!" when he was told that Mr. Peacock's successor did not mean to dispense medicines; and Mr. Hackbutt one day mentioning it over the wine at a dinner-party, Mr. Toller said, laughingly, "Dibbitts will get rid of his stale drugs, then.Book 5 — The Dead Hand (16% in)
- After Mr. Tucker had been provided for, I never heard my husband say that he had any clergyman in his mind as a successor to himself.Book 5 — The Dead Hand (56% in)
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