Q. You have been long in the habit of dissecting human subjects. I presume you have

dissected more than any man in Europe?—A. I have dissected some thousands during

these thirty-three years.1

I only wish Jack Hunter Tearguts had had the cutting of Plutarch he understands anatomy

better than any of the Ancients hell plunge his knife up to the hilt in a single drive and

thrust his fist in. and all in the space of a Quarter of an hour. he does not mind their crying

– tho they cry ever so he’ll Swear at them & keep then down with his fist & tell that that

hell scrape their bones it they don’t lay still & be quiet – What the devil should the people

in the hospital that have it done for nothing, make such a piece of work for ...2