With an inconsistency as monstrous as anything in this awful nightmare, they had helped the healer
, and tended the wounded man with the gentlest solicitude-- had made a litter for him and escorted him carefully from the spot-- had then caught up their weapons and plunged anew into a butchery so dreadful, that the Doctor had covered his eyes with his hands, and swooned away in the midst of it.
Who is likely to invite a stranger from a foreign country, unless it be one of those who can do public service as a seer, a healer
of hurts, a carpenter, or a bard who can charm us with his singing?
The fame of the captain as a healer
of diseases, had accompanied him to this village, and the great chief, O-push-y-e-cut, now entreated him to exert his skill on his daughter, who had been for three days racked with pains, for which the Pierced-nose doctors could devise no alleviation.
I felt no inclination to call by myself at the Hall; still less to propose that Arthur should go with me: it seemed better to wait till Time--that gentle healer
of our bitterest sorrows should have helped him to recover from the first shock of the disappointment that had blighted his life.
Lydgate, who himself was undergoing a shock as from the terrible practical interpretation of some faint augury, felt, nevertheless, that his own movement of resentful hatred was checked by that instinct of the Healer
which thinks first of bringing rescue or relief to the sufferer, when he looked at the shrunken misery of Bulstrode's livid face.
later sovereigns of England have not been tactual healers
, and the
90) because of his success as a healer
, and Apollo in revenge killed the Cyclopes (fr.
It will be better that I should ask you a question: Is the physician, taken in that strict sense of which you are speaking, a healer
of the sick or a maker of money?
You behold in me, not a private individual, but a public character; not a mender of locks, but a healer
of the wounds of his unhappy country.
Be guided only by the healer
of the sick, the raiser of the dead, the friend of all who were afflicted and forlorn, the patient Master who shed tears of compassion for our infirmities.