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A chance for a prince-physician

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 19 January 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:146

In an Italian paper, La Tribuna, there recently appeared the following advertisement: “A young lady of noble family, aged 30, of refined education, having an income of 2,000 lire, wishes to get married. The suitor may be broken in fortune, but it is absolutely essential that he should have a loving heart and the title of prince. A medical man preferred.” This remarkable advertisement has every …

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