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WASHINGTON SQUARE 

by Henry James 

CHAPTER I 

During a portion of the first half of the present century, and more
particularly during the latter part of it, there flourished and
practised in the city of New York a physician who enjoyed perhaps an
exceptional share of the consideration which, in the United States,
has always been bestowed upon distinguished members of the medical
profession.  This profession in America has constantly been held in
honour, and more successfully than elsewhere has put forward a claim
to the epithet of "liberal." In a country in which, to play a social
part, you must either earn your income or make believe that you earn
it, the healing art has appeared in a high degree to combine two
recognised sources of credit.  It belongs to the realm of the
practical, which in the United States is a great recommendation; and
it is touched by the light of science--a merit appreciated in a

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